public relations

public relations
.public re'lations
n
1.) [U]
the work of explaining to the public what an organization does, so that they will understand it and approve of it
They ran their own successful public relations business in London.
2.) [plural]
the relationship between an organization and the public
The project has been disastrous for the bank in terms of public relations.
a public relations exercise (=done in order to improve the relationship between the public and an organization) .

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