public relations, PR(noun)
a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institution
Communication by a person or an organization with the purpose of creating a favorable public image; commonly referred to as PR.
Public relations is the practice of managing the spread of information between an individual or an organization and the public. Public relations may include an organization or individual gaining exposure to their audiences using topics of public interest and news items that do not require direct payment. The aim of public relations by a company often is to persuade the public, investors, partners, employees, and other stakeholders to maintain a certain point of view about it, its leadership, products, or of political decisions. Common activities include speaking at conferences, winning industry awards, working with the press, and employee communication.
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Relations of an individual, association, organization, hospital, or corporation with the publics which it must take into consideration in carrying out its functions. Publics may include consumers, patients, pressure groups, departments, etc.
The numerical value of public relations in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of public relations in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Everything you do or say is public relations.
The city's problem is not public relations. It's a lack of leadership.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
All the President is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.
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- علاقات عامة, PRArabic
- Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, Public Relations, PRGerman
- RRPP, relaciones públicasSpanish
- روابط عمومی, PRPersian
- RP, PR, relations publiquesFrench
- dàimh phoblachScottish Gaelic
- יחסי ציבורHebrew
- सार्वजनिक संबंध, PRHindi
- PR, ピー・アール, パブリック・リレーションズJapanese
- 홍보, PRKorean
- связи с общественностью, PR, пиарRussian
- การประชาสัมพันธ์, PRThai
- Halkla ilişkilerTurkish
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