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public building (ˈpʌblɪk ˈbɪldɪŋ) 



  1. a building that belongs to a town or state, and is used by the public   ⇒ The blue and yellow flag now flies from every public building.

Example Sentences Including 'public building'

A banquet had been arranged in a public building used long ago by the Youth Arm of the KGB.
Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life
Although portraits of Mr. Hussein adorn almost every public building in Baghdad, the most important palaces appear to be an exception.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Both measures are standard practise when a death occurs in a public building , he said.
canada.com (2004)
The town hall was a typical Victorian public building , its ponderous architecture showing its age.
James Fergusson KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)


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