public discussion

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Noun1.public discussion - free and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest; "such a proposal deserves thorough public discussion"
give-and-take, discussion, word - an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
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The yearly conference brings top regional and worldwide leaders together with academia for a public discussion of issues facing the region.
About 400 local people have registered to pack the hall for a public discussion as the Scottish Cabinet visits the town.
The given road map needed to undergo public discussion of those provisions that concern interests of citizens, Nurbek Toktakunov said.
Speaking at a public discussion on a proposal to increase electricity prices as of October 1, he condemned the practice of shifting the burden stemming from attempts to offset tariffs for household consumers onto the business sector.
Peskov called the debates "a normal public discussion.
11 ( ANI ): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Sunday suggested the civil society activists to avoid irresponsible and baseless allegations against anyone in the name of public discussion.
A public discussion will also be held at Wylfa on Saturday, from 10am to noon.
So far, there has been no public discussion of the merits of each bid or what they entail.
On July 9 anyone interested in finding out more can attend a presentation and public discussion at the North Tyneside Council Chamber in its Quadrant headquarters at Cobalt Business Park.
Promoting public discussion of health could provide a voice for women and minority groups, as it entails broadening the purely medical agenda to address socio-political issues such as women's disempowerment and domestic violence, and issues around the impact of conflict on health infrastructure and service provision.
The site also contains a public discussion forum on tax issues for foreign nationals, including some responses from Dr.
In their study -- ``10-Year Strategy to End Homelessness: Public Discussion Draft'' -- the authors recommended that various city and county agencies and philanthropic organizations hold meetings to discuss the strategies, which include reducing homelessness among welfare recipients and those released from jails, hospitals and foster care.

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