public figure

Definition of "public figure"
  1. An individual who is widely recognized or of significant public interest due to their role as a government official, celebrity, business leader, or sports hero, and who can only sue for defamation if there is evidence of intentional harm out of malice
How to use "public figure" in a sentence
  1. As a movie star, she quickly rose to the status of a public figure.
  2. The city's mayor is a well-known public figure in the community.
  3. The business leader became a public figure due to his significant contributions to the industry.

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