Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun public_debate

1 sense of public debate

Sense 1
debate, disputation, public debate -- (the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote))
       => public speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentation -- (delivering an address to a public audience; "people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking")

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