public space

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public space

1. An area within a building to which there is free access by the public, such as a foyer or lobby.
2. In some codes, an area or piece of land legally designated for public use.
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Morgan has deliberately kept his public distance since officially checking in at Wolves last August, leaving the media profile of the club to chief executive Jez Moxey.
30) Hall argued that proximity matters: Social distance is used by "people who work together," (31) while persons at a public distance are outside the "circle of involvement" and are more likely to be perceived in a "formal style.
It can be hardest to take advice from close ones and, while temper tantrums may be okay behind closed doors, maintaining a professional public distance can be hard.
Kissinger was dogged by charges he had promoted the military coup against an elected Allende government, and he sought to maintain a cool public distance from Pinochet.