1. [syn: publicly, publically, in public]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Public \Pub"lic\, n.
1. The general body of mankind, or of a nation, state, or
community; the people, indefinitely; as, the American
public; also, a particular body or aggregation of people;
as, an author's public.
The public is more disposed to censure than to
2. A public house; an inn. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott.
In public, openly; before an audience or the people at
large; not in private or secrecy. "We are to speak in
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: in a manner accessible to or observable by the public;
openly; "she admitted publicly to being a communist"
[syn: publicly, publically, in public] [ant: in
camera, in private, privately]