Meaning of PUBLIC RELATIONS in English

Function: noun plural but usually singular in construction

Usage: often attrib

Date: 1807

: the business of inducing the public to have understanding for and goodwill toward a person, firm, or institution also : the degree of understanding and goodwill achieved

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.