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public worksnoun [plural]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT
the ​building of roads, hospitals, etc. that is ​paid for by the ​government: public works budget/contract/spending The ​government has ​cutpublicworksspending by 40%. publicworksprogramme/​projects
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