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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.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) engineering projects and other constructions, financed and undertaken by a government for the community
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structures, as roads, dams, or post offices, paid for by government funds for public use.
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|Noun||1.||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"
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