officeholder


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of·fice·hold·er

 (ô′fĭs-hōl′dər, ŏf′ĭs-)
n.
A person who holds public office.

officeholder

(ˈɒfɪsˌhəʊldə)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who holds a position or office in government

of•fice•hold•er

(ˈɔ fɪsˌhoʊl dər, ˈɒf ɪs-)

n.
a person filling a governmental position; public official.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.officeholder - someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust; "he is an officer of the court"; "the club elected its officers for the coming year"
holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
probation officer - the officer of the court who supervises probationers
sergeant at arms, serjeant-at-arms - an officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands
2.officeholder - the official who holds an office
holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"
office-bearer - the person who holds an office
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
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