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politician Syllabification: pol·i·ti·cian
Pronunciation: /ˌpäləˈtiSHən/

Definition of politician in English:


1A person who is professionally involved in politics, especially as a holder of or a candidate for an elected office.
Example sentences
  • We tend to elect politicians to change things, and then kick them when they do.
  • Do the politicians we elect have the right to force us to live more healthily?
  • They will come back with a vengeance if the politicians they have elected let them down.
legislator, elected official, statesman, stateswoman, public servant;
informal politico, pol
1.1chiefly US A person who acts in a manipulative and devious way, typically to gain advancement within an organization.

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