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officeholder Syllabification: of·fice·hold·er
Pronunciation: /ˈôfisˌhōldər/

Definition of officeholder in English:


A person who holds public office.
Example sentences
  • They also passed a law that public officeholders possess the moral characteristics of ‘piety, justice, moderation, temperance, industry, and frugality.’
  • Political parties have operated infrequently in the past, and public officeholders tend to be independents.
  • He challenged the media to put similar public pressure on those officeholders.
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