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public building (ˈpʌblɪk ˈbɪldɪŋ) 



  1. a building that belongs to a town or state, and is used by the public

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)
America and most European countries have flags on virtually every public building.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
Both measures are standard practise when a death occurs in a public building , he said.
canada.com (2004)
THERE'S a simple rule of thumb which applies to all public building projects.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
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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