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Public convenience   /pˈəblɪk kənvˈinjəns/   Listen
Public convenience

noun
1.
A toilet that is available to the public.  Synonyms: comfort station, convenience, public lavatory, public toilet, restroom, toilet facility, wash room.






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"Public convenience" Quotes from Famous Books



... defeated by a majority beaten up for extraneous purposes among those without first-hand knowledge of the problems with which they are intended to deal. Again, if a referendum were to work at all it would only be in relation to measures of the first class, and only, if the public convenience is to be consulted, on very rare occasions. In all ordinary cases of insuperable difference between the Houses, the government of the day would accept the postponement of the measure till the new Parliament. But there are measures of urgency, measures of fundamental import, above all, ...
— Liberalism • L. T. Hobhouse

... this man was contemptuously and openly defying the very people whose interests the railroads were supposed to serve. In this conflict between warring sets of capitalists, as in all similar conflicts, public convenience was made sport of. Hudson River trains going north no longer crossed the Hudson River to enter Albany; they stopped half a mile east of the bridge leading into that city. This made it impossible to transfer freight. ...
— Great Fortunes from Railroads • Gustavus Myers



Words linked to "Public convenience" :   convenience, john, facility, toilet, lav, can, latrine, powder room, men's, lavatory, bathroom, men's room, ladies' room, privy



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