Definition of Public discussion
1. Noun. Free and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest. "Such a proposal deserves thorough public discussion"
Generic synonyms: Discussion, Give-and-take, Word
Derivative terms: Ventilate
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Literary usage of Public discussion
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"public discussion of My Probable Reelection to the Senate — My Visit to the Ohio Legislature in April, 1891 — Reception at the Lincoln League Club—Address ..."
2. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"public discussion of My Probable Reelection to the Senate — My Visit to the Ohio Legislature in April, 1891—Reception at the Lincoln League Clnb —Address to ..."
3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1872)
"... litigious consequences, let us console ourselves with the thought that the remainder can be done in a better form and spirit after public discussion, ..."
4. History of the Life and Times of James Madison by William Cabell Rives (1866)
"... of the People in the Several States — Characters of the Parties for and against it — Undergoes public discussion — Essays of the "Federalist. ..."
5. America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive by James Silk Buckingham (1841)
"public discussion of the Subject in Massachusetts.—Opinions of the Legislature of Ohio.—Questions of Religious Instruction in Prisons. ..."
6. A Treatise on the System of Evidence in Trials at Common Law: Including the by John Henry Wigmore (1915)
"Too much dust has been stirred up in public discussion on this issue. Wherever such charges are merited, they can and should be attended to on the merits of ..."