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public works

SEE DEFINITION OF public works

Synonyms for public works

  • construction projects
  • publicly funded construction
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Here also in this colony he constructed some of the greatest of our public works.

Why, in the direction of public works and in the building of factories.

Lectures, discussions and visits to public works of special importance.

Public works, indeed; find me the money, Stubber, and I 'll suggest the works.

Why, he is chairman of the board of public works and he advertised for proposals.

At Lyons, they visited the vast factories and other public works, and all was pleasure with them.

An order from the Minister of Public Works, relieving me from the charge which was confided to me.

For the individual who was in search of the Bureau of Public Works was no other than the journalist.

Many of the public works of Tasmania were built by the convicts.

Prisoners, especially Indians, were employed on public works.