HyperDic: publicly

English > 2 senses of the word publicly:
ADVERBallpublicly, publically, in publicin a manner accessible to or observable by the public
allpubliclyby the public / public or the people generally
publicly > pronunciation
Soundspah'blihkliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > publicly: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a manner accessible to or observable by the public; openly.
Example"she admitted publicly to being a communist"
Synonymspublically, in public
Oppositeprivately, in private, in cameraKept private or confined to those intimately concerned
Spanishpúblicamente
Catalanen públic, públicament
Adjectivespublicnot private
English > publicly: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningBy the public / public or the people generally.
Examples
  • "publicly provided medical care"
  • "publicly financed schools"
OppositeprivatelyBy a private person or interest
Adjectivespublicaffecting the people or community as a whole

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