Definition of “public hearing” - English Dictionary

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“public hearing” in Business English

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public hearingnoun [ C ]

uk us GOVERNMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

an official meeting 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 planning commission will hold a public hearing on the casino design next week.

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