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public hearingnoun [C]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
an ​officialmeeting where ​members of the ​public hear the facts about a ​planned road, ​building, etc. and give their ​opinions about it: a public hearing on/about sth The city ​planningcommission will ​hold a ​publichearing on the ​casinodesign next week.
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