Definition of civil servant in English:

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civil servant

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noun

A member of the civil service.
Example sentences
  • The reform of civil service pensions put civil servants at the centre of the political stage recently.
  • To do the latter is a blot on any civil servant and any organisation that civil servants work for.
  • Members should remember that this email is to a senior civil servant of this Government.
Synonyms
public servant, government official, government worker, civil-service employee;
bureaucrat, mandarin, official, administrator, office-holder, functionary;
British  jack-in-office
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