1. 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. In the name of the community.
adv 1: in a manner accessible to or observable by the public;
openly; "she admitted publicly to being a communist"
[syn: publically, in public] [ant: privately]
2: by the public or the people generally; "publicly provided
medical care"; "publicly financed schools" [ant: privately]