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public

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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Further to promote this campaign of publicity, Hubbard encouraged Bell and Watson to perform a series of sensational feats with the telephone.
John, I knew, had a horror of any kind of publicity, and was an easygoing optimist, who preferred never to meet trouble half-way.
I will tell you how to deal with Brott, and the publicity, after all, will be nothing.
But when we pass on to bodily sensations--headache, toothache, hunger, thirst, the feeling of fatigue, and so on--we get quite away from publicity, into a region where other people can tell us what they feel, but we cannot directly observe their feeling.
The whole distinction of privacy and publicity, however, so long as we confine ourselves to sensations, is one of degree, not of kind.
The majority of the younger men envied him for just what was the most irksome factor in his love--the exalted position of Karenin, and the consequent publicity of their connection in society.
The learned vigils and labours of a certain class of inventors should have been rewarded with honourable liberality as justice demanded; and the bodies of the inventors should have been blown to pieces by means of their own perfected explosives and improved weapons with extreme publicity as the commonest prudence dictated.
Since you had already given the matter publicity, why did you object just now, when I began to speak of it to my friends?"
But after all he is half justified; publicity is the lawful right of every man; consequently, Burdovsky is not excepted.
You may have sincerity, but you have no modesty; out of the pettiest vanity you expose your sincerity to publicity and ignominy.
No doubt the old cheery publicity is a little embarrassing to the two most concerned, and the old marriage customs, the singing of the bride and bridegroom to their nuptial couch, the frank jests, the country horse-play, must have fretted the souls of many a lover before Shelley, who, it will be remembered, resented the choral celebrations of his Scotch landlord and friends by appearing at his bedroom door with a brace of pistols.
'clerk' only." As Tess had wished that no great publicity should be given to the event, he had mentioned no particulars.