public relations

(redirected from Bad pr)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

public relations

pl.n. Abbr. PR
1. (used with a sing. verb) The art or science of establishing and promoting a favorable relationship with the public.
2. (used with a pl. verb) The methods and activities employed to establish and promote a favorable relationship with the public.
3. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) The degree of success obtained in achieving a favorable relationship with the public.

public relations

n (functioning as singular or plural)
1. (Marketing)
a. the practice of creating, promoting, or maintaining goodwill and a favourable image among the public towards an institution, public body, etc
b. the methods and techniques employed
c. (as modifier): the public relations industry.
2. (Marketing) the condition of the relationship between an organization and the public
3. (Marketing) the professional staff employed to create, promote, or maintain a favourable relationship between an organization and the public
Abbreviation: PR

pub′lic rela′tions


n.
1. (used with a pl. v.) the actions of a corporation, individual, government, etc., in promoting goodwill with the public.
2. (used with a sing. v.) the technique or profession of promoting such goodwill.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.public relations - a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institutionpublic relations - a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institution
promotion, promotional material, publicity, packaging - a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution; "the packaging of new ideas"
Translations
عِلاقَاتٌ عَامَّةعُلاقات عامَّه
styk s veřejností
PRreklame
suhdetoiminta
relations publiquespublic relations
odnosi s javnošću
közkapcsolatokközönségkapcsolatok
almannatengsl
広報
홍보활동
verejná oznamovacia služba
PR
ประชาสัมพันธ์
quan hệ công chúng

public relations

nplrelazioni fpl pubbliche

public

(ˈpablik) adjective
of, for, or concerning, the people (of a community or nation) in general. a public library; a public meeting; Public opinion turned against him; The public announcements are on the back page of the newspaper; This information should be made public and not kept secret any longer.
ˈpublicly adverb
puˈblicity (-ˈblisə-) noun
1. advertising. There is a lot of publicity about the dangers of smoking.
2. the state of being widely known. Film stars usually like publicity.
ˈpublicize, ˈpublicise (-saiz) verb
to make widely known; to advertise. We are publicizing a new product.
public holiday
a day on which all (or most) shops, offices and factories are closed for a holiday.
public house (usually abbreviated to pub (pab) )
a house where alcoholic drinks are sold to the public.
public relations (also PR)
the attitude, understanding etc between a firm, government etc and the public.
ˌpublic ˈservice anˌnouncement noun
(especially American) an announcement on television or radio given as a service to the public.
public spirit
a desire to do things for the good of the community.
ˌpublic-ˈspirited adjective
public transport
the bus, tram and train services provided by a state or community for the public.
in public
in front of other people, not in private. They are always quarrelling in public.
the public
people in general. This swimming pool is open to the public every day.
public opinion poll
a way of finding out public opinion by questioning a certain number of people.

the public is singular: The public is entitled to know the facts .

public relations

عِلاقَاتٌ عَامَّة styk s veřejností reklame Öffentlichkeitsarbeit δημόσιες σχέσεις relaciones públicas suhdetoiminta relations publiques odnosi s javnošću relazioni pubbliche 広報 홍보활동 public relations PR public relations relações públicas связь с общественностью PR ประชาสัมพันธ์ halkla ilişkiler quan hệ công chúng 公共关系
References in periodicals archive ?
When this issue was raised in the committee Facebook group chat, as well as by the Treasurer with senior officers, it was dismissed due to fears of bad PR.
It's got to the stage that every single England cricketer needs to be sat in a room and (told) if you bring any bad PR on the team you just get sent home.
England to be told any bad PR you get Michael Vaughan is incredulous that, on their first night back in Perth and after the Ashes squad's curfew was lifted, ten of them joined Lions colleagues in the very same bar which was the scene of Jonny Bairstow's "headbutt" greeting for Australia opener Cameron Bancroft.
Others are picking it apart and coming to the conclusion that EA is only trying to avoid bad PR and people should still boycott the game.
The story was ripped out of the newspapers, it wasn't allowed to go in, they fought tooth and nail to make sure that story didn't reach the papers - bad PR, looks terrible on Ben Stokes.
After all, we're reminded of that old phrase that "there is no such thing as bad PR, only no PR.
Once the brassica suffered from seriously bad PR and was regarded by many as healthy but horrible.
of New York City, which has also had a spate of bad PR in recent weeks, following its sale of its Las Vegas Review-Journal to an anonymous shell corporation, ultimately proven to be funded by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson.
Well done to Clr Andrew Cooper to make it happen - it would have been bad PR had anyone voted against it and keep the expenses.
It was revealed at the weekend that David Cameron is upset he can no longer shoot deer, bloodied bambis being bad PR So he has a pop at the poor pigeons in his extensive constituency backyard instead.
But it's what you'd expect from the bad PR man Cameron is.
Indeed, bad PR and terrible advice from his close team who should have downplayed the relationship and not set it up as ammunition for the opposition.