open competitive examination
- An examination to determine the merits of applicants for a civil service position, open to applicants without reference to whether or not they are already in the service. open concubinage. A concubinage that is plain and aboveboard, without secret, reserve, or disguise; not merely one that is notorious. Gauff v Johnson, 161 La 975, 977, 109 So 782.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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