public person

Definition of "public person"
  1. An entity, such as a government body, functioning in a capacity that allows it to make authoritative decisions
How to use "public person" in a sentence
  1. A city council can act as a public person when it passes new laws.
  2. A state department, as a public person, has the power to regulate certain aspects of the economy.
  3. When implementing school policy, a board of education operates as a public person.

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