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public nuisancenoun

uk   us   LAW
[C or U] someone or something that causes ​harm to ​people in ​general, rather than to particular ​people: Odours from the ​factory may ​amount to a ​publicnuisance.
[U] the ​crime of causing ​harm to ​people in ​general, rather than to particular ​people: The ​aim of the ​law of ​publicnuisance is to prevent interference with the ​rights of the ​public at large. publicnuisancelaws/​violations/​suits
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