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[mass noun] Views prevalent among the public:‘a Prime Minister who is too frightened of public opinion to tell us what he really thinks’
- ‘There is no public hearing to gather public opinion as a basis to fix the price.’
- ‘Even if this president doesn't listen, Congress and American public opinion will.’
- ‘It's science, not politics, and public opinion has no bearing on scientific findings.’
- ‘He then pointed out that public opinion has had an influence on this issue.’
- ‘The views that individuals have on issues of public concern is called public opinion.’
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