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go public
a. (of a private company) to issue shares for subscription by the public
b. to reveal publicly hitherto confidential information
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Pembrokeshire council chief John Davies said, "The bin men were very public-spirited.
For being public-spirited, he was spat at and punched, while other passengers looked on.
It is sickening that this company should take advantage of decent people who are being public-spirited by trying to go green.
The department gave the award to four public-spirited citizens at its 15th annual awards ceremony on the evening of February 7.
The offender was captured and Mr Hunt was awarded a Good Citizens certificate from West Midlands Police Chief Constable Paul Scott-Lee for his public-spirited actions, along with David Stamps, from Weoley Castle, who detained a suspected mugger in Selly Oak before police arrived.
Because it is at the mercy of Congress--which itself cringes before well-organized interest groups like World War II vets--the Fine Arts Commission invites the worst of both worlds: It blocks public-spirited improvements yet is powerless to stop congressional eyesores.
The official decision to ignore David's public-spirited action is baffling.
If Kalb, Alterman, and Katz were truly public-spirited, they would celebrate the current competitive atmosphere: The "nonstop demand for profitable news" encourages correction of error and dissemination of truth.
It didn't have the most noble or public-spirited analysts in Washington.
With these funds, and with the public-spirited commitment of Plum Creek in making these lands available for conservation, a win-win solution for the Wolf River is now a reality.
The NFU has issued a series of guidelines so farmers don't end up in hot water in return for their public-spirited work.
WANTED: One public-spirited banker to work for a reasonable wage.