public spirit


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • public spirit — index philanthropy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • public spirit — noun willingness to do things that help the public. Derivatives public spirited adjective public spiritedly adverb public spiritedness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • public spirit — devotion to public issues …   English contemporary dictionary

  • public — pub·lic 1 adj 1 a: exposed to general view public indecency b: known or recognized by many or most people 2 a: of, relating to, or affecting all of the people or the whole area of a nation or state public statutes b: of or relating to a go …   Law dictionary

  • public — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or concerning the people as a whole (a public holiday; the public interest). 2 open to or shared by all the people (public baths; public library; public meeting). 3 done or existing openly (made his views public; a public… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spirit — n. & v. n. 1 a the vital animating essence of a person or animal (was sadly broken in spirit). b the intelligent non physical part of a person; the soul. 2 a a rational or intelligent being without a material body. b a supernatural being such as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • public — /pub lik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or affecting a population or a community as a whole: public funds; a public nuisance. 2. done, made, acting, etc., for the community as a whole: public prosecution. 3. open to all persons: a public meeting. 4 …   Universalium

  • public — pub•lic [[t]ˈpʌb lɪk[/t]] adj. 1) of, pertaining to, or affecting a population or a community as a whole: a public nuisance[/ex] 2) done, made, acting, etc., for the community as a whole: public prosecution[/ex] 3) open to all persons: a public… …   From formal English to slang

  • Spirit of Ontario I — is the former name of Tanger Jet II, an Auto Express 86 Class wave piercing catamaran passenger vehicle ferry constructed by Austal Ships in Perth, Australia. From 2004 ndash;2005 the Spirit of Ontario I operated a fast ferry service on an 82… …   Wikipedia

  • Public houses in Ireland — Public houses in Ireland, usually known as pubs, are establishments licensed to serve alcoholic drinks for consumption on the premises. Irish pubs are known for their atmosphere or craic . [ [http://www.edgehill.ac.uk/edgeways/issue2/craic.htm… …   Wikipedia

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