What does public relations mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. public relations, PR(noun)

    a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institution


  1. public relations(Noun)

    Communication by a person or an organization with the purpose of creating a favorable public image; commonly referred to as PR.


  1. Public Relations

    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.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Public Relations

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of public relations in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of public relations in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Unknown:

    Everything you do or say is public relations.

  2. Corey Glave:

    The city's problem is not public relations. It's a lack of leadership.

  3. Daniel J. Boorstin:

    Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.

  4. Lawsky Group:

    We'll be doing a broad range of financial consultancy ... and some financial technology public relations.

  5. Richard Feynman:

    For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.

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Translations for public relations

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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