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We found 51 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word public:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. public, the public: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. public: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. public: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. public: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. public: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. public, public: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. public, public, public, public: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. public, the public: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. public: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. public: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. public: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. public: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. public, the public: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. public (adj.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Public, public: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. public: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. public: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Public (album), Public, The Public (film), The Public (newspaper), The Public (opera), The Public (play), The Public, The public: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Public: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. public: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. public: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. public, public (publique): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. public: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Public: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  25. public: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. public: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. public: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. public: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. public: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. public: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (11 matching dictionaries)
  1. Public, The Public: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. public: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. public: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. public: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  6. public: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  7. The Public: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  8. PUBLIC: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  9. Public: Investopedia [home, info]
  10. public: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  11. Public, The Public: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Public: Cybernetics and Systems [home, info]
  2. Public: Data Formats and Their Sugggested File Extensions [home, info]
  3. Public: I T Glossary [home, info]
  4. public: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. PUBLIC: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. public: Idioms [home, info]
  3. public: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. public: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (public)

noun:  a body of people sharing some common interest ("The reading public")
noun:  people in general considered as a whole ("He is a hero in the eyes of the public")
adjective:  not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole ("The public good")
adjective:  affecting the people or community as a whole ("The public welfare")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #79534)

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