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. nominative feminine singular of pūblicus
  2. nominative neuter plural of pūblicus
  3. accusative neuter plural of pūblicus
  4. vocative feminine singular of pūblicus
  5. vocative neuter plural of pūblicus

pūblicā

  1. ablative feminine singular of pūblicus

Noun[edit]

pūblica f ‎(genitive pūblicae); first declension

  1. a public woman

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

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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References[edit]

  • PUBLICA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • publica in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (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)

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publica

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

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.