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PUBLIC FIGURE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does public figure mean? 

PUBLIC FIGURE (noun)
  The noun PUBLIC FIGURE has 1 sense:

1. a well-known or notable person

  Familiarity information: PUBLIC FIGURE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUBLIC FIGURE (noun)


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Meaning:

A well-known or notable person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

public figure; name; figure

Context examples:

they studied all the great names in the history of France / she is an important figure in modern music

Hypernyms ("public figure" is a kind of...):

important person; influential person; personage (a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events)


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