Definition of Public discussion

1. Noun. Free and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest. "Such a proposal deserves thorough public discussion"

Exact synonyms: Ventilation
Generic synonyms: Discussion, Give-and-take, Word
Derivative terms: Ventilate



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Public Discussion

public-sector
public-service corporation
public-spirited
public access
public access television
public address system
public authorities
public authority
public charity
public comment
public comments
public convenience
public debate
public debt
public defender
public discussion (current term)
public domain
public enemies
public enemy
public executioner
public exposure
public eye
public figure
public figures
public finance
public good
public health
public holiday
public holidays

Literary usage of Public discussion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"public discussion of My Probable Reelection to the Senate — My Visit to the Ohio Legislature in April, 1891 — Reception at the Lincoln League Club—Address ..."

2. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"public discussion of My Probable Reelection to the Senate — My Visit to the Ohio Legislature in April, 1891—Reception at the Lincoln League Clnb —Address to ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1872)
"... litigious consequences, let us console ourselves with the thought that the remainder can be done in a better form and spirit after public discussion, ..."

4. History of the Life and Times of James Madison by William Cabell Rives (1866)
"... of the People in the Several States — Characters of the Parties for and against it — Undergoes public discussion — Essays of the "Federalist. ..."

5. America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive by James Silk Buckingham (1841)
"public discussion of the Subject in Massachusetts.—Opinions of the Legislature of Ohio.—Questions of Religious Instruction in Prisons. ..."

6. A Treatise on the System of Evidence in Trials at Common Law: Including the by John Henry Wigmore (1915)
"Too much dust has been stirred up in public discussion on this issue. Wherever such charges are merited, they can and should be attended to on the merits of ..."

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