public goods and services

Definition of "public goods and services"
  1. Benefits and facilities provided by the government that can be used by many individuals at the same time without lessening the supply, and individuals cannot be excluded from using them even if they don't pay for them
How to use "public goods and services" in a sentence
  1. National defense and highways are examples of public goods and services.
  2. Welfare programs and law enforcement are public services provided by the government.
  3. He was grateful for the public goods and services provided by the government, like the local streetlights and roads.

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