“I did apply for the civil service when I was at college,” said Iannucci.
Aware that a prestigious career in the civil service was now closed to him, Hong experienced searing visions for the next 40 days.
c.1785, originally in reference to non-military staff of the East India Company. Civil servant is from 1800.
The nonmilitary personnel who work for a government, applying its laws and regulations.