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public servant

noun
1.
a person holding a government office or job by election or appointment; person in public service.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
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British Dictionary definitions for public-servant

public servant

noun
1.
an elected or appointed holder of a public office
2.
(Austral & NZ) a member of the public service British equivalent civil servant
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