Definition of public opinion in US English:

public opinion


  • Views prevalent among the general public.

    • ‘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.’


public opinion

/ˈpəblɪk əˈpɪnjən//ˈpəblik əˈpinyən/