Definition of public works noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


public works

BrE BrE//ˌpʌblɪk ˈwɜːks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpʌblɪk ˈwɜːrks//
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building work, such as that of hospitals, schools and roads, that is paid for by the government
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: public works