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    KLPNO is offline Senior Member
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    general public or public

    Hello everyone
    I'd like to ask what phrase is more appropriate in the following sentence -- "the public" or "the general public".

    The Company will further confirm the priority of Health Protection issues to interested persons and the general public.

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    Re: general public or public

    "the public" might be people interested in this certain issue.

    "the general public" would be anyone.

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    KLPNO is offline Senior Member
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    Re: general public or public

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    "the public" might be people interested in this certain issue.

    "the general public" would be anyone.
    Thank you very much, susiedqq

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