Definitions for public interest
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word public interest
The public interest refers to the "common well-being" or "general welfare". The public interest is central to policy debates, politics, democracy and the nature of government itself. While nearly everyone claims that aiding the common well-being or general welfare is positive, there is little, if any, consensus on what exactly constitutes the public interest, or whether the concept itself is a coherent one.
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The public interest is best served by the free exchange of ideas.
We are not afraid of blackmail, and our priority is the public interest.
I know there's a lot of public interest in this, and for good reason, it's definitely relevant.
We take note that the Constitutional Council confirms the cap on redundancy payments is in the public interest.
The consumer arms of pharma companies are going to have to look at this area hard because there is so much public interest, they need to get on the bandwagon.
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