public works

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public works

pl.n.
Construction projects, such as highways or dams, financed by public funds and constructed by a government for the benefit or use of the general public.

public works

pl n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) engineering projects and other constructions, financed and undertaken by a government for the community

pub′lic works′


n.pl.
structures, as roads, dams, or post offices, paid for by government funds for public use.
[1670–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.public works - structures (such as highways or schools or bridges or docks) constructed at government expense for public use
infrastructure, base - the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; "the industrial base of Japan"
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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public works

npllavori mpl pubblici
References in classic literature ?
For who else would dig, and delve, and drudge, and do domestic work, and make canals and roads, and execute great lines of Internal Improvement! Irishmen both, and sorely puzzled too, to find out what they seek.
this tender is for the re-surfacing of the 3g pitch.The pitch has been the subject of a full condition survey undertaken by labosport in february 2019.This document together with the labosport em...S such will enable them to submit a tender for the works contained herein.A design team of internal improvements staff are already in place comprising of a building surveyor, mechanical services engineer and electrical services engineer.
The funding is being provided for measures such as insulation and internal improvements to social rented accommodation.
It does mean that the tower will remain closed this year while the bid is made and if successful, it is hoped the internal improvements can be made in preparation for 2020.
Birzer cites Jackson's abhorrence of debt, his preference for lower tariffs, his vetoes of internal improvements, and his war against the "hydra of corruption," the Second Bank of the United States, that redoubt of the moneyed and privileged class of the Northeast.
Contentious debates over the constitutionality of the first Bank of the United States, the fairness of protective tariffs and bounties, the financing of the national debt and assumption of state debt, and internal improvements are best understood as competing visions of how to implement these principles in a world where agrarian and emerging commercial interests were constantly in tension.
XApps get internal improvements. Language Settings and the Input Methods are now two separate applications.
"The works to the Cathedral grounds will go hand in hand with internal improvements and the creation of a new entrance and new visitor facilities.
MANAMA: Bahrain-based ship and rig repair facility Asry's economic and operational conditions are stabilising, mainly due to internal improvements, in combination with a stronger order book and an optimistic pipeline, said its chairman.
American Hotel Register, a privately held company and the nation's largest distributor of hospitality products, is seeking a sales-tax incentive amounting to $1.37 million over 10 years to fund a portion of "internal improvements" at its headquarters, 100 S.
Hazel Vaux and Gloria Dalton are both tenants at Woodland View who have recently had internal improvements completed as part of the programme.
The Big Lottery Fund Scotland is giving the centre the cash to carry out roof repairs, as well as internal improvements and the money will also see two members of staff employed at the centre.