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Synonyms for public

Synonyms for public

of, concerning, or affecting the community or the people

belonging to, shared by, or applicable to all alike

of, representing, or carried on by people at large

not restricted or confined to few

persons as an organized body

the body of persons who admire a public personality, especially an entertainer

Synonyms for public

people in general considered as a whole

a body of people sharing some common interest

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not private

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affecting the people or community as a whole

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We're working on getting ready to go public and we will make decisions about going public on our own timetable.
On the other hand, in '"cold"' markets, where circumstances don't seem as encouraging and there is higher adverse selection, firms are more cautious and the volume of IPO decreases, thus making the landscape much clearer for firms who do go public to draw attention to their superior potential for growth.
Over the past several years, Taiwanese firms in China have been the major force among overseas Taiwanese firms to go public on the island, most likely due to unfavorable operating factors in China, including declining exports, weakened spending power, appreciation of renminbi against greenback, wage hike, and increased material costs.
In a similar way, according to opinion contest theory, presidents go public when the opposition has already mobilized or in situations where going public is necessary despite an inevitable counterresponse.
With the rapid deterioration in economic conditions, start-up firms are finding it increasingly hard to provide the viable growth strategies that investors are looking for when firms go public.
The company is expected to go public in 2009 in China, its chairman, Wei Xin, said.
According to Maniar, there are many advantages for these businesses to go public including easy fin-ancing, ability to encash part of the fortune to diversify their portfolio, and spreading the risks.
Companies will go public with nanotechnologically enhanced prosthetic devices, and surgeons will begin offering liposuction procedures utilizing the best surgical implements that nanotechnology has to offer.
This is a very difficult market for a REIT to go public.
Because it still exists as a legal public entity, a private company can go public by simply "flipping ownership" into this existing public shell.
Lack of knowledge and muscle-bound investment bankers also count as factors that explain why so few black companies go public, says Alton Perkins, chief executive, co-founder, and chief technology officer at Blackstocks.
An implementer who can achieve milestones quickly that allow the company to go public as soon as possible
But with hundreds of mainstream Internet businesses already having inked major deals for financing, grown, gone public, and made a killing--and with scores of others falling flat under the weight of expectations--the real question is why these gay-oriented companies are so late to the game and if they are really ready to go public.
A corporation may go public through an IPO (Initial Public Offering).