public relations


public relations
Public relations consultants are employed by companies to keep their business on the financial pages and in the minds of investors. London Stock Exchange Glossary

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public relations ˌpublic reˈlations noun MARKETING
1. abbreviation PR [uncountable] the work of explaining to the public what an organization does, so that they will understand it and approve of it:

• They hired a public relations company.

• We decided to launch a public-relations campaign, including newspaper ads and subway posters.

2. [plural] the relationship between an organization and the public:

• The project has been disastrous for the bank in terms of public relations.

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public relations UK US noun [U] (ABBREVIATION PR)
MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS the activity of providing information about an organization so that people have positive ideas about it: a public relations agency/company/firm »

The organization hired a public relations agency to help them improve their image.

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He works in public relations.

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a public relations campaign/exercise/strategy

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a public relations operation/plan

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a public relations consultant/director/executive

the ideas that people have about an organization: »

The oil disaster has been very damaging for the company's public relations.

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bad/good public relations


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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