What does publicly mean?

Definitions for publicly
ˈpʌb lɪk lipub·licly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. publicly, publically, in public(adverb)

    in a manner accessible to or observable by the public; openly

    "she admitted publicly to being a communist"

  2. publicly(adverb)

    by the public or the people generally

    "publicly provided medical care"; "publicly financed schools"


  1. publicly(Adverb)

    In public, openly, in an open and public manner.

  2. publicly(Adverb)

    By, for, or on behalf of the public.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Publicly(adverb)

    with exposure to popular view or notice; without concealment; openly; as, property publicly offered for sale; an opinion publicly avowed; a declaration publicly made

  2. Publicly(adverb)

    in the name of the community

Editors Contribution

  1. publicly

    In an open and public manner.

    The head of the national unity government publicly welcomed members of every political party in government as a united team working for the optimum health and shared prosperity of the country.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 7, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'publicly' in Adverbs Frequency: #338

How to pronounce publicly?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of publicly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of publicly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of publicly in a Sentence

  1. Emily August:

    She was here as an (undocumented) immigrant in her 20s as a college student, and she told this story for the first time publicly of her deportation hearing. It was incredibly powerful.

  2. Central American:

    You have so many different policy priorities. There's always going to be this tension almost kind of built into these cases, it's helpful that the administration is starting to speak publicly about these cases and stressing to the stakeholders in Venezuela, be they Maduro or be they the opposition or anybody else who wants to help, this is a priority that these people come home.

  3. Thomas Paprocki:

    Reviewing these past cases has also reminded us that many years ago people didn't publicly discuss the kind of salacious allegations documented in these files, a virtuous intent to protect the faithful from scandal unfortunately prevented the transparency and awareness that has helped us confront this problem more directly over the past fifteen years. We are continuing to learn and strive to improve our assistance for those who are victims and survivors of child sexual abuse.

  4. Rachel Dolezal:

    I felt very isolated with my identity virtually my entire life, that nobody really got it and that I really didn't have the personal agency to express it, i kind of imagined that maybe at some point (I'd have to) own it publicly and discuss this kind of complexity. (But) I wasn't expecting it to be thrust upon me right now.

  5. John Sheehan:

    Mylan believes that the Israeli market is important to Mylan and the pharmaceutical industry generally and would therefore be pleased to join TASE as one of the largest publicly traded companies following the consummation of the Perrigo acquisition.

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