Entry from British & World English dictionary
A person holding a position of authority in an organization.
- Sometimes Ministers and other senior political office-bearers are placed on boards of State-owned enterprises, where they also earn a fee.
- This week, it became known that the authority responsible for remuneration levels of parliamentarians was recommending an increase of 7% for office-bearers such as ministers.
- Were we more transparent with our so-called declaration of interests of top political office-bearers, we might know more, but this is not the case at present.
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