What does public debate mean?

Definitions for public debate

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word public debate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. debate, disputation, public debate(noun)

    the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)

Freebase

  1. Public debate

    Public debate may mean simply debating by the public, or in public. The term is also used for a particular formal style of debate in a competitive or educational context. Two teams of two compete through six rounds of argument, giving persuasive speeches on a particular topic.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of public debate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of public debate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jens Weidmann:

    I am irritated by one question dominating the recent public debate: when will you finally buy?

  2. Zeev Elkin:

    Only after a broad public debate, which will last a whole month, will the government vote on it.

  3. Tim Kaine:

    The DOD has been relatively quiet during this public debate and has never shared their objections with me before.

  4. David Doniger:

    This could be a way for him to keep the right-wing fringe groups occupied and also accomplish the goal of further confusing the public debate.

  5. Andrew Parker:

    I hope that the public debate will be a mature one ... not characterized by ill-informed accusations of 'mass surveillance', or other such lazy two-worded tags.

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