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civil servant

n.
A person employed in the civil service.

civil servant

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member of the civil service

civ′il serv′ant


n.
a civil-service employee.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.civil servant - a public official who is a member of the civil servicecivil servant - a public official who is a member of the civil service
civil service - government workers; usually hired on the basis of competitive examinations
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
Translations
مُوَظَّف حُكُوميّمُوَظَّف مَدَني
státní úředníkstátní zaměstnaneczaměstnanec
tjenestemandembedsmand
virkamies
državni službenik
opinber starfsmaîur
公務員
공무원
myndighetshandläggare
ข้าราชการพลเรือน
công chức

civil servant

nimpiegato/a statale

civil

(ˈsivl) adjective
1. polite, courteous.
2. of the state or community. civil rights.
3. ordinary; not military or religious. civil life.
4. concerned with law cases which are not criminal.
civilian (siˈviljən) noun
a person who has a civil job, not in the armed forces.
civility (siˈviləti) noun
politeness. Treat strangers with civility.
ˈcivilly adverb
politely.
ˌcivil deˈfence noun
(American civil defense) the organization responsible for protection of civilians from enemy bombing etc and for rescue operations after such attacks.
ˌcivil disoˈbedience noun
a refusal by a large number of people to pay taxes or obey certain laws in a nonviolent way in order to protest against the government, its policies etc.
civil engineerengineercivil liberties/rights
the rights of a citizen according to the law of the country.
civil servant
a member of the civil service.
civil service
the organization which runs the administration of a state.
civil war
(a) war between citizens of the same state. the American Civil War.

civil servant

مُوَظَّف حُكُوميّ státní zaměstnanec tjenestemand Beamter δημόσιος υπάλληλος funcionario virkamies fonctionnaire državni službenik funzionario pubblico 公務員 공무원 rijksambtenaar embetsmann urzędnik państwowy funcionário público государственный служащий myndighetshandläggare ข้าราชการพลเรือน hükümet görevlisi công chức 公务员
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