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pūblicus adj.

populus, of the people, of the state, done for the state, public, common : rem bene gerere publicam, the business of the state , Enn. ap. C.: sacrificia publica ac privata, Cs.: iniuriae, to the state , Cs.: litterae testimonium: causa, an affair of state , L.: causam publicam dicere, i. e. a criminal prosecution : in causis iudiciisque publicis: largitiones, S.: ludus, H.: incisa notis marmora publicis, H.—In the phrase, res publica (often written res <*>.: less correctly as one word, respublica), a commonwealth, state, republic : ne quid detrimenti res p. caperet, S.: res R. publica: tria genera rerum p.: delere rem p.: senatūs consultis e re p. factis, for the public good : faceret quod e re p. fideque suā duceret, L.: aetatem a re p. procul habendam decrevi, from public life , S.: res p. suas retinere.—As subst n., possessions of the state, public property, state treasury, public revenue : qui (agri) in publicum Campanum incurrebant, the public lands : nihil neque privati neque publici in Siciliā reliquisse: de publico nummos accipere: de publico convivari, at public cost : bona in publicum redigere, into the public treasury , L.: frumenti quod inventum est, in publicum conferunt, the public granaries , Cs.: publicis male redemptis: conducere publica, farm the public revenues , H.: publicorum societates, i. e. of farmers of the revenue : magister scripturae et sex publicorum, i. e. branches of the revenue : frui publico: pessimo publico facere, to the injury of the state , L.Common, general, public : aqua publica in privatum agrum fluens, L.: usus, H.: favor, the favor of all , O.: lux publica mundi, the sun , O.: verba, common, usual , O.—As subst n., a public place, publicity : pernoctare in publico: relatis in publicum Cornibus, Cs.: summa in publico copia: epistulam in publico proponere, publicly : prodire in publicum, go out in public : carere publico, be in retirement.—General, common, ordinary, vulgar : structura carminis, O.: vatem, cui non sit publica vena, Iu.

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