Meaning of “public examination” in the English Dictionary

"public examination" in Business English

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public examinationnoun

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[ C or U ] GOVERNMENT a formal occasion when a government minister is asked about their plans or actions by officials, or the act of asking ministers about their plans or actions:

The executive decided against a public examination, saying ministers already had all the information they needed.

(Definition of “public examination” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)