civil servant

civil servant
civil servant ˌcivil ˈservant noun [countable] JOBS
someone who works in the civil service:

• a senior civil servant in the Department of Trade and Industry

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civil servant UK US noun [C] GOVERNMENT
someone who works in a department of a country's government but who is not a part of its military: a high-ranking/middle-ranking/senior civil servant »

He had been a senior civil servant in the pre-war government, specializing in financial matters.

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He was the only career civil servant to become an under secretary of Treasury.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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