Meaning of PUBLIC RELATIONS in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ noun plural but usually singular in construction ]

Usage: often attributive

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's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.