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The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it.
Chester A. Arthur

Meaning of "public money" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PUBLIC MONEY

public money  [ˈpʌblɪk ˈmʌnɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PUBLIC MONEY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Public money is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PUBLIC MONEY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of public money in the English dictionary

The definition of public money in the dictionary is money that has been collected by the state, usually through taxation.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PUBLIC MONEY


baldmoney
ˈbɔːldˌmʌnɪ
Ballymoney
ˌbælɪˈmʌnɪ
bunny
ˈbʌnɪ
funny
ˈfʌnɪ
gunny
ˈɡʌnɪ
honey
ˈhʌnɪ
loadsamoney
ˈləʊdzəˌmʌnɪ
money
ˈmʌnɪ
nonmoney
ˌnɒnˈmʌnɪ
old-money
əʊld ˈmʌnɪ
petromoney
ˈpɛtrəʊˌmʌnɪ
punny
ˈpʌnɪ
runny
ˈrʌnɪ
sonny
ˈsʌnɪ
Sunni
ˈsʌnɪ
sunny
ˈsʌnɪ
tannie
ˈtʌnɪ
Tunney
ˈtʌnɪ
tunny
ˈtʌnɪ
unfunny
ʌnˈfʌnɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PUBLIC MONEY

public house
public housing
public housing project
public inquiry
public lavatory
public law
Public Lending Right
public library
public limited company
public medicine
public nuisance
public opinion
public opinion poll
public ownership
public property
public prosecutor
public prosecutor´s office
public purse
Public Record Office
public relations

WORDS THAT END LIKE PUBLIC MONEY

big money
black money
blood money
bread and honey
call money
cheap money
easy money
even money
in old money
in the money
Monopoly money
new money
old money
on the money
paper money
pocket money
prize money
ready money
smart money
spending money
start-up money

Synonyms and antonyms of public money in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «public money» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PUBLIC MONEY

Find out the translation of public money to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of public money from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «public money» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

公款
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dinero público
570 millions of speakers

English

public money
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जनता के पैसे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المال العام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

государственные деньги
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dinheiro público
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জনসাধারণের অর্থ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

l´argent public
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wang awam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

öffentliche Gelder
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

公的資金
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공적 자금
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dhuwit umum
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tiền công
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பொது பணம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सार्वजनिक पैसा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kamu parası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

denaro pubblico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

publiczne pieniądze
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

державні гроші
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

banii publici
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δημόσιο χρήμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

openbare geld
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

offentliga medel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

offentlige penger
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of public money

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PUBLIC MONEY»

The term «public money» is regularly used and occupies the 64.680 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PUBLIC MONEY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about public money

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4 QUOTES WITH «PUBLIC MONEY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word public money.
1
Chester A. Arthur
The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it.
2
Martin Van Buren
It seems proper, at all events, that by an early enactment similar to that of other countries the application of public money by an officer of Government to private uses should be made a felony and visited with severe and ignominious punishment.
3
Davy Crockett
We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money.
4
Richard Flanagan
Through the 1990s, the fracturing of Tasmanian Aboriginal politics was given impetus by the ongoing corruption of a number of black organisations started under federal government programmes, with large amounts of public money being lost.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUBLIC MONEY»

Discover the use of public money in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to public money and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Bailouts: Public Money, Private Profit
Are such massive bailouts really called for? Can they succeed? Robert E. Wright and his colleagues provide an unbiased history of government bailouts and a frank assessment of their effectiveness.
Robert Eric Wright, 2013
2
Field of Schemes: How the Great Stadium Swindle Turns Public ...
The stories in Field of Schemes, from Baltimore to Cleveland and Minneapolis to Seattle and dozens of places in between, tell of the sports-team owners who use their money and their political muscle to get their way, and of the stories of ...
Neil DeMause, Joanna Cagan, 2008
3
The Politics of Public Money
This book is about the politics and management of public money inside the Canadian government. It explores how decisions about public money – how much to spend, where it should be spent, and how it is to be managed – are changing in ...
David A. Good, 2014
4
The Local State: Public Money and American Cities
This book examines the role of local fiscal policies and fiscal politics in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century America.
Eric H. Monkkonen, 1995
5
When Sacred and Secular Mix: Religious Nonprofit ...
Based on a nation-wide survey, this text examines the implications of the financial relationship between church and state, whereby hundreds of millions of public dollars flow annually to religiously based non-profit organizations in America ...
Stephen V. Monsma, 2000
6
Public money for private infrastructure: deciding when to ...
This report sets out a guidance framework for government on the provision of fiscal support for private infrastructure services, in terms of subsidies, in-kind grants, tax breaks, capital contributions, and risk guarantees.
Timothy Irwin, World Bank, 2003
7
Control of public money: the fiscal machinery in developing ...
This book provides a comprehensive discussion of the role and function of fiscal machinery in the allocation, utilization, and accounting of public money, the problems associated with the inexorable growth of expenditures, and the role of ...
A. Premchand, 2000
8
Accountability for public money: twenty-eighth report of ...
twenty-eighth report of session 2010-11, report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Committee of Public Accounts. Figure 1 Fundamentals of accountability The Accounting ...
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Committee of Public Accounts, 2011
9
National Finance and Public Money; Settling the Money ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed.
John Meirs Horner, 2012
10
Public Money, Private Agenda: The Use and Abuse of MPLADS
As the debate rages on, A. Surya Prakash, a leading commentator on public issues and the affairs of the Parliament, delves deep into the processes of the scheme and brings forth many uncomfortable facts about its functioning.
A. Surya Prakash, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PUBLIC MONEY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term public money is used in the context of the following news items.
1
NC Supreme Court upholds public money for private tuition
The N.C. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state can continue awarding publicly funded vouchers to send low-income students to private schools. «Charlotte Observer, Jul 15»
2
Public Money To Private Schools
In public hearings, some parents whose children went to public school prior to the law and now attend either a home school or private school want their money ... «KOLO, Jul 15»
3
Nkandla: Zuma cleared by police of misuse of public money
South Africa's Police Ministry said President Jacob Zuma isn't liable for the misuse of state funds to upgrade his private home, contradicting the graft ... «BizNews, May 15»
4
Watching Wisconsin Destroy Public Schools
... when state Republicans came up with a last-minute revision to the state's education budget, including a plan to siphon millions of dollars in public money into ... «Progressive.org, May 15»
5
Public money 'wasted on EU students at private colleges'
In a damning report, it accused the Government of ignoring repeated warnings about the potential waste and abuse of public funds that could be caused by ... «The Independent, Feb 15»
6
Wagner and Peduto clash over paying for reality TV pledge
County Controller Chelsa Wagner said in a news release Friday morning that she ''remain[s] concerned regarding the representation that no public money ... «Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Jan 15»
7
Private money vs totally-public money, plus some history
It turns out lending money to government on terms you can enforce and control can be very profitable, especially if it leads to wise public investments that ... «FT Alphaville, Nov 14»
8
Antonacci would be first to use public money in statewide campaign …
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Onondaga County Comptroller Bob Antonacci will be the first candidate for statewide office in New York to use public money for his ... «The Post-Standard, May 14»
9
South Africa: Zuma accused of 'flagrant abuse' of public money
South Africa's main opposition party is accusing President Jacob Zuma of “flagrant abuse” of public money, over multi-million euro upgrades to his home. «euronews, Mar 14»
10
Jacob Zuma told to repay cash spent on private home
But according to public protector Thuli Madonsela's 444-page report: "This was ... It added: "A substantial amount of public money would have been saved had ... «The Guardian, Mar 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Public money [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/public-money>. Oct 2019 ».
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