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public examinationnoun

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[C] FINANCE, LAW a ​formal occasion when a ​bankruptcompany or ​person is ​askedquestions by ​officialsrepresenting the ​people who are ​owedmoney: All ​parties who ​attend a ​publicexamination, ​including the ​bankrupt, may ​employlegalrepresentation.
[C or U] GOVERNMENT a ​formal occasion when a ​governmentminister is ​asked about their ​plans or ​actions by ​officials, or the ​act of ​askingministers about their ​plans or ​actions: The ​executive decided against a ​publicexamination, saying ​ministers already had all the ​information they needed.
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