Dictionary
2 ENTRIES FOUND:

public works

noun plural

: buildings and structures (such as schools, highways, and docks) that are built and owned by a government

Full Definition of PUBLIC WORKS

:  works (as schools, highways, docks) constructed for public use or enjoyment especially when financed and owned by the government

First Known Use of PUBLIC WORKS

1606

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: public works and ways systemPrevious Word in the Dictionary: public wayAll Words Near: public works
March 28, 2015
persiflage Hear it
Frivolous bantering talk
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears