English version

civil servant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Officials
civil servantˌcivil ˈservant noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PGOsomeone employed in the civil service
Examples from the Corpus
civil servantThis case raised a number of important issues including the nature of the duty of a civil servant in relation to Parliament.For the first time a civil servant, perforce, began to affect what happened.It was one of her many advantages that as a professional civil servant herself she understood the constraints of his career.
From Longman Business Dictionarycivil servantˌcivil ˈservant noun [countable]JOB someone who works in the civil servicea senior civil servant in the Department of Trade and Industry
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