Definitions for public nuisance
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word public nuisance
public nuisance, common nuisance(noun)
a nuisance that unreasonably interferes with a right that is common to the general public
"a public nuisance offends the public at large"
In English criminal law, public nuisance is a class of common law offence in which the injury, loss or damage is suffered by the local community as a whole rather than by individual victims.
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