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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
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