an officer charged with the conduct of criminal prosecution in the interest of the public.
(law) an official in charge of prosecuting important cases
- Public record office
noun 1. an institution in which official records are stored and kept available for inspection by the public
noun 1. a lounge or other room that is open to all, especially in a hotel or on a ship.
noun 1. auction (def 1).
noun 1. (in the U.S.) a school that is maintained at public expense for the education of the children of a community or district and that constitutes a part of a system of free public education commonly including primary and secondary schools. 2. (in England) any of a number of endowed secondary boarding schools that […]
noun 1. the area of the nation’s affairs under governmental rather than private control. public sector noun 1. the part of an economy that consists of state-owned institutions, including nationalized industries and services provided by local authorities Compare private sector public sector definition That part of the economy controlled by the government. (Compare private sector.)