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.)
noun 1. the business of supplying an essential commodity, as gas or electricity, or a service, as transportation, to the general public. 2. government employment; civil service. 3. a service to the public rendered without charge by a profit-making organization: This radio program has been brought to you as a public service. public service noun […]