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Princeton's WordNet

  1. peace, public security(noun)

    the general security of public places

    "he was arrested for disturbing the peace"

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  1. Public security

    Public security is the function of governments which ensures the protection of citizens, organizations, and institutions against threats to their well-being – and to the prosperity of their communities. In Vietnam, the secret police are euphemistically titled "Public security". To meet the increasing challenges in the public security area, responsible public institutions and organisations can tap into their own intelligence to successfully address possible threats in advance. They optimise their internal structures, use synergies, and carefully balance costs and benefits of their measures.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jian Zhang:

    It indicates a serious problem in China in terms of public security. It reflects a lack of effective control by the government to restrict access to these dangerous goods.

  2. Interior Minister Angelino Alfano:

    We have proposed support for the police in gathering and processing personal information and in the analysis of that information, with the aim of preventing acts of terrorism and crimes against public security.

  3. Zheng Lunshun:

    The Public Security Bureau gave us access to a website to check. For every worker, we need to check if their ID is real, and only then can we hire them, if their identity cards were fake, we wouldn't be able to find them on the online system.

  4. Kim Ryon Hui:

    Other defectors who were with me said if I go out and get caught they too will be handed over to China's Public Security and their life will be in jeopardy. Because I didn't have a passport, I had to follow them and I ended up in South Korea.

  5. Wu Hailong:

    Since 2014, public security authorities have comprehensively adopted the audio and video recording system for the entire process of interrogation of criminal suspects for major cases, and will gradually apply this system to all criminal cases.

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