public domain

Definitions of "public domain"
  1. A piece of land that is under the direct ownership of the government
  2. The status of ideas, artworks, or inventions that are not protected by copyright or patent laws and are freely available for anyone to use without needing permission
How to use "public domain" in a sentence
  1. The park is considered to be in the public domain, so anyone is free to use it.
  2. Since the image is in the public domain, it can be used without having to pay royalties or asking for permission.
  3. Public domain laws allow the free use of information that has no protection rights.

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