Examples from the Web for publicly
Yet to hear one of the victims so publicly rejecting the kinds of terms used in the past was inspiring.Jennifer Lawrence’s Righteous Fury Says Everything We Wanted to Say|Kevin O’Keeffe|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Well, Elba has publicly stated that he would love to play the role.
In fact, I publicly vowed to abstain from The Ball in 2012, but professional responsibilities and curiosity got the better of me.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots|Emily Shire|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What he has said publicly is an apology for colonialism, something we are not guilty of in Cuba.
But publicly throwing shade at Louis Vuitton wasn't Kanye's first fashion faux pas.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture|Amy Zimmerman|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Snark would not run the risk of publicly smirching himself—for who would believe his protestations of innocency?Garrison's Finish|W. B. M. Ferguson
He deserved to be known and publicly praised for this accomplishment.Last Words|Stephen Crane
The room was full of men, and the whole thing was done so publicly that Captain Clavering was almost offended.The Claverings|Anthony Trollope
For this action I was publicly thanked by the Daughters of the Republic.
A Select Committee reported in 1818 that not more than 570,000 children were publicly educated.A Short History of English Liberalism|Walter Lyon Blease
British Dictionary definitions for publicly
Word Origin and History for publicly
1560s, "in public," from public (adj.) + -ly (2). From 1580s as "by the public." Variant publically is attested from 1812, perhaps based on the fact that publicly is the only exception in this class of words, which as a rule are spelled -ically though often they are pronounced otherwise.