Definition of public relations noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    public relations

    BrE BrE//ˌpʌblɪk rɪˈleɪʃnz//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌpʌblɪk rɪˈleɪʃnz//
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  1. 1[uncountable] (abbreviation PR) the business of giving the public information about a particular organization or person in order to create a good impression She works in public relations. a public relations exercise See related entries: Marketing
  2. 2[plural] the state of the relationship between an organization and the public Sponsoring the local team is good for public relations.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: public relations