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public opinion

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the attitude of the public, esp as a factor in determining the actions of government
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Noun1.public opinion - a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people; "he asked for a poll of public opinion"
belief - any cognitive content held as true
Translations
veřejné mínění
offentlig mening
yleinen mielipide
javno mnijenje
世論
여론
allmän opinion
ความคิดเห็นของสาธารณชน
công luận

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public opinion

الرَّأي العَام veřejné mínění offentlig mening öffentliche Meinung κοινή γνώμη opinión pública yleinen mielipide opinion publique javno mnijenje opinione pubblica 世論 여론 publieke opinie folkeopinion opinia publiczna opinião pública общественное мнение allmän opinion ความคิดเห็นของสาธารณชน kamuoyu công luận 民意
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After reviewing the results of a recent public-opinion poll conducted by the city that asked residents to consider four land-use scenarios for the parcel, the City Council on Tuesday selected the most popular scenario in the poll and voted to begin requesting proposals from local developers to build on the land.
Gingrich blames the negative coverage in the media for his dismal ratings in most public-opinion polls.