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office bearer

noun

  • [formal] officeholder
    Example sentences
    • 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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