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public

English translation of public

public

In French, 'public' is also translated as 'public'. It is used in much the same way as in English, referring to the people who come into contact with a certain product, service, person, organization, etc. It is generally applied in settings such as public service, public figures, public protest, etc. An example of its use would be: 'Il travaille dans le secteur public.' meaning 'He works in the public sector.'


Example sentences using: public

L'école publique est gratuite en France.

English translation of L'école publique est gratuite en France.

Public school is free in France.

This sentence talks about public education in France. 'L'école publique' means 'public school', and 'est gratuite' means 'is free'.

La bibliothèque publique est ouverte à tous.

English translation of La bibliothèque publique est ouverte à tous.

The public library is open to everyone.

This sentence is about public libraries in France. 'La bibliothèque publique' means 'the public library', and 'est ouverte à tous' means 'is open to everyone'.

Le transport public est efficace à Paris.

English translation of Le transport public est efficace à Paris.

Public transportation is efficient in Paris.

This sentence talks about the efficiency of public transportation in Paris. 'Le transport public' means 'public transportation', and 'est efficace' means 'is efficient'.

Il travaille pour le service public.

English translation of Il travaille pour le service public.

He works for the public service.

This sentence talks about employment in the public service sector. 'Il travaille pour le service public' means 'He works for the public service'.

La santé publique est une priorité pour le gouvernement.

English translation of La santé publique est une priorité pour le gouvernement.

Public health is a priority for the government.

This sentence talks about the government's priorities. 'La santé publique' means 'public health', and 'est une priorité pour le gouvernement' means 'is a priority for the government'.

L'opinion publique est divisée sur ce sujet.

English translation of L'opinion publique est divisée sur ce sujet.

Public opinion is divided on this subject.

This sentence talks about public opinion. 'L'opinion publique' means 'public opinion', and 'est divisée sur ce sujet' means 'is divided on this subject'.

C'est un espace public où les gens peuvent se retrouver.

English translation of C'est un espace public où les gens peuvent se retrouver.

It's a public space where people can meet.

This sentence talks about public spaces. 'C'est un espace public' means 'It's a public space', and 'où les gens peuvent se retrouver' means 'where people can meet'.

Il est nécessaire de respecter l'ordre public.

English translation of Il est nécessaire de respecter l'ordre public.

It is necessary to respect public order.

This sentence talks about the importance of obeying laws meant to uphold public order. 'Il est nécessaire de respecter' means 'It is necessary to respect', and 'l'ordre public' means 'public order'.

Les dépenses publiques ont augmenté cette année.

English translation of Les dépenses publiques ont augmenté cette année.

Public expenditure has increased this year.

This sentence talks about government budgets. 'Les dépenses publiques' means 'public expenditure', and 'ont augmenté cette année' means 'has increased this year'.

English translation of Le domaine public comprend des œuvres dont les droits d'auteur sont expirés.

The public domain includes works whose copyright has expired.

This sentence talks about the public domain in relation to copyright. 'Le domaine public' means 'public domain', 'comprend' means 'includes' and 'dont les droits d'auteur sont expirés' means 'whose copyright has expired'.

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