English version

public servant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Officials
public servantˌpublic ˈservant noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PGOsomeone who works for the government
Examples from the Corpus
public servantSomething of the concerned public servant had crept into his manner.Despite his eventual betrayal of me-for which I have forgiven him-Hu was a superb implementer and an outstanding public servant.She did not take her own advice, either as a ground-breaking lawmaker or later as an educator and volunteer public servant.
From Longman Business Dictionarypublic servantˌpublic ˈservant noun [countable] formal an elected government official, or someone whose job is working for the governmenta 41-year-old career public servant (=someone who spends their whole working life in a government job, usually at a high level)
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