publica

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See also: pública, publicá, and publicà

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

publica

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of publicar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of publicar

Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

publica

  1. present of publicar
  2. imperative of publicar

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

publica

  1. feminine singular of publico

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pūblicus (of or belonging to the people).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pūblica

  1. inflection of pūblicus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Adjective[edit]

pūblicā

  1. ablative feminine singular of pūblicus

Noun[edit]

pūblica f (genitive pūblicae); first declension

  1. the public

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pūblica pūblicae
Genitive pūblicae pūblicārum
Dative pūblicae pūblicīs
Accusative pūblicam pūblicās
Ablative pūblicā pūblicīs
Vocative pūblica pūblicae

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Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: pukë

References[edit]

  • publica in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • publica in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to guarantee the protection of the state; to promise a safe-conduct: fidem publicam dare, interponere (Sall. Iug. 32. 1)
    • the constitution: forma rei publicae
    • to give the state a constitution: rem publicam constituere
    • to give the state a constitution: rem publicam legibus et institutis temperare (Tusc. 1. 1. 2)
    • to have no constitution, be in anarchy: nullam habere rem publicam
    • to restore the ancient constitution: rem publicam in pristinum statum restituere
    • to govern, administer the state: rem publicam gerere, administrare, regere, tractare, gubernare
    • to have the management of the state: rei publicae praeesse
    • to hold the reins of government: ad gubernacula (metaph. only in plur.) rei publicae sedere
    • to hold the reins of government: clavum rei publicae tenere
    • to hold the reins of government: gubernacula rei publicae tractare
    • to devote oneself to politics, a political career: accedere, se conferre ad rem publicam
    • to devote oneself to politics, a political career: rem publicam capessere (Off. 1. 21. 71)
    • (ambiguous) to take part in politics: in re publica or in rebus publicis versari
    • to take no part in politics: rei publicae deesse (opp. adesse)
    • to retire from public life: a negotiis publicis se removere
    • to defend, strengthen the state: rem publicam tueri, stabilire
    • to aggrandise, extend the power of the state: rem publicam augere, amplificare
    • to further the common weal: saluti rei publicae non deesse
    • for political reasons: rei publicae causa (Sest. 47. 101)
    • (ambiguous) the welfare of the state: summa res publica (or summa rei publicae)
    • (ambiguous) the interests of the state: commoda publica or rei publicae rationes
    • to further the public interests: rei publicae rationibus or simply rei publicae consulere
    • to consider a thing from a political point of view: ad rei publicae rationes aliquid referre
    • to devote one's every thought to the state's welfare: in rem publicam omni cogitatione curaque incumbere (Fam. 10. 1. 2)
    • to devote one's every thought to the state's welfare: omnes curas et cogitationes in rem publicam conferre
    • to devote one's every thought to the state's welfare: omnes curas in rei publicae salute defigere (Phil. 14. 5. 13)
    • to devote oneself body and soul to the good of the state: totum et animo et corpore in salutem rei publicae se conferre
    • (ambiguous) statesmen: viri rerum civilium, rei publicae gerendae periti or viri in re publica prudentes
    • statesmen: principes rem publicam administrantes or simply principes
    • to foresee political events long before: longe prospicere futuros casus rei publicae (De Amic. 12. 40)
    • (ambiguous) a man's policy is aiming at, directed towards..: alicuius in re publica or capessendae rei publicae consilia eo spectant, ut...
    • banished from public life: rei publicae muneribus orbatus
    • an independent spirit: a partibus rei publicae animus liber (Sall. Cat. 4. 2)
    • owing to political dissension: ex rei publicae dissensione
    • to throw oneself heart and soul into politics: studio ad rem publicam ferri
    • revolution: conversio rei publicae (Div. 2. 2. 6)
    • to foster revolutionary projects: contra rem publicam sentire
    • to be guilty of high treason: contra rem publicam facere
    • to shake the stability of the state: rem publicam labefactare
    • to throw the state into confusion: rem publicam perturbare
    • to endanger the existence of the state: statum rei publicae convellere
    • to damage the state: rem publicam vexare
    • to completely overthrow the government, the state: rem publicam funditus evertere
    • to give some one unlimited power in state affairs: rem publicam alicui permittere
    • to deliver the state from a tyranny: rem publicam in libertatem vindicare a or ex dominatione
    • to enrich oneself at the expense of the state: rem publicam quaestui habere
    • to enter a thing in the public records: in tabulas publicas referre aliquid
    • to accuse some one of malversation, embezzlement of public money: accusare aliquem peculatus, pecuniae publicae
    • (ambiguous) in the time of the Republic: libera re publica
    • (ambiguous) at the time of a most satisfactory government: optima re publica
    • (ambiguous) the Republic: libera res publica, liber populus
    • (ambiguous) to hold the first position in the state: principem in re publica locum obtinere
    • (ambiguous) public affairs: negotia publica (Off. 1. 20. 69)
    • (ambiguous) to take part in politics: in re publica or in rebus publicis versari
    • (ambiguous) to retire from public life: a re publica recedere
    • (ambiguous) the state is secure: res publica stat (opp. iacet)
    • (ambiguous) for the advantage of the state; in the interests of the state: e re publica (opp. contra rem p.)
    • (ambiguous) the welfare of the state: summa res publica (or summa rei publicae)
    • (ambiguous) the interests of the state: commoda publica or rei publicae rationes
    • (ambiguous) to have the good of the state at heart: bene, optime sentire de re publica
    • (ambiguous) to have the good of the state at heart: omnia de re publica praeclara atque egregia sentire
    • (ambiguous) statesmen: viri rerum civilium, rei publicae gerendae periti or viri in re publica prudentes
    • (ambiguous) an experienced politician: homo in re publica exercitatus
    • (ambiguous) to possess great political insight: plus in re publica videre
    • (ambiguous) a man's policy is aiming at, directed towards..: alicuius in re publica or capessendae rei publicae consilia eo spectant, ut...
    • (ambiguous) a political ally: consiliorum in re publica socius
    • (ambiguous) to have the same political opinions: idem de re publica sentire
    • (ambiguous) to hold different views in politics: ab aliquo in re publica dissentire
    • (ambiguous) democracy: imperium populi or populare, civitas or res publica popularis
    • (ambiguous) to betray the interests of the state: a re publica deficere
    • (ambiguous) the public income from the mines: pecunia publica, quae ex metallis redit
    • (ambiguous) let the consuls take measures for the protection of the state: videant or dent operam consules, ne quid res publica detrimenti capiat (Catil. 1. 2. 4)
    • (ambiguous) to let out public works to contract: locare opera publica
    • (ambiguous) a criminal case: causa publica (Brut. 48. 178)

Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

publica

  1. feminine singular of public

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

publica

  1. third-person singular present indicative of publicar
  2. second-person singular imperative of publicar

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin publicare.

Verb[edit]

a publica (third-person singular present publică, past participle publicat1st conj.

  1. to publish

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

publica

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of publicar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of publicar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of publicar.