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res pub·li·ca

 (rēz pŭb′lĭ-kə, rās po͞o′blē-kä′)
n. pl. pub·li·cae (-kā, -kī)
1. A state, republic, or commonwealth.
2. The general public good or welfare.

[Latin rēs pūblica; see republic.]

res publica

(ˈreɪs ˈpʊblɪˌkɑː)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the state, republic, or commonwealth
[Latin, literally: the public thing]

res publica

A Latin phrase meaning public thing, used to mean the state.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.res publica - a politically organized body of people under a single governmentres publica - a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
commonwealth country - any of the countries in the British Commonwealth
developing country - a country that is poor and whose citizens are mostly agricultural workers but that wants to become more advanced socially and economically
Dominion - one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth
estate of the realm, the three estates, estate - a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
foreign country - any state of which one is not a citizen; "working in a foreign country takes a bit of getting used to"
Reich - the German state
renegade state, rogue nation, rogue state - a state that does not respect other states in its international actions
suzerain - a state exercising a degree of dominion over a dependent state especially in its foreign affairs
sea power - a nation that possesses formidable naval strength
great power, major power, superpower, world power, power - a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world
city state, city-state - a state consisting of a sovereign city
ally - a friendly nation
political entity, political unit - a unit with political responsibilities
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Back in antiquity, the idea of country as res publica (republic) was a community of individual citizens living together in justice under the rule of law.
Estonia should not have voted against the United States in the United Nations' vote concerning Jerusalem, chairman of the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union (IRL) Helir-Valdor Seeder said.
The inscription on the Quezon Service Cross reads: Sic Floret Res Publica, 'Let the Republic flourish'.
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Ante tal estado unanime de opiniones se puede llegar a la conclusion de que toda res publica es un bien en propiedad del pueblo de Roma que es usado o disfrutado por los ciudadanos.
Former education minister Mailis Reps of the Centre Party received 32 votes, while Allar Joks of the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union party received 21 votes.
Pourtant, elle est comme le dicte la res publica (la chose publique) fondatrice de la Republique, un espace public qui a rang de prealable commun a tous les membres de la collectivite, mais surtout regi par des lois qui s'appliquent egalement a tous.
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The company was founded in 1976 and is based in Montreal, Canada with additional offices in Res Publica, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax, Calgary, Ottawa, Quebec City, Saint John, St.
Established in 2002, AXON is wholly owned by NATIONAL Public Relations, part of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group.
Nationes aliquas occupauit Vitellius, imaginem quandam exercitus habet, senatus nobiscum est: sic fit ut hinc res publica, inde hostes rei publicae constiterint.