civil officer


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Noun1.civil officer - a person who exercises authority over civilian affairs
authority - (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others; "the authorities have issued a curfew"
city manager, mayor - the head of a city government
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The innocent Twemlow, expecting Fledgeby to be astounded by what he should unfold, and not for an instant conceiving the possibility of its happening every day, but treating of it as a terrible phenomenon occurring in the course of ages, related how that he had had a deceased friend, a married civil officer with a family, who had wanted money for change of place on change of post, and how he, Twemlow, had 'given him his name,' with the usual, but in the eyes of Twemlow almost incredible result that he had been left to repay what he had never had.
There is no making long marches in this country; an army here is a great city well peopled and under exact government: they take their wives and children with them, and the camp hath its streets, its market places, its churches, courts of justice, judges, and civil officers.
The captain of a frigate in the harbor, and two or three civil officers under the Crown, were also there.
The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.
It is true, that where treaties of commerce stipulate for the mutual appointment of consuls, whose functions are connected with commerce, the admission of foreign consuls may fall within the power of making commercial treaties; and that where no such treaties exist, the mission of American consuls into foreign countries may PERHAPS be covered under the authority, given by the ninth article of the Confederation, to appoint all such civil officers as may be necessary for managing the general affairs of the United States.
Military officers destitute of military knowledge; naval officers with no idea of a ship; civil officers without a notion of affairs; brazen ecclesiastics, of the worst world worldly, with sensual eyes, loose tongues, and looser lives; all totally unfit for their several callings, all lying horribly in pretending to belong to them, but all nearly or remotely of the order of Monseigneur, and therefore foisted on all public employments from which anything was to be got; these were to be told off by the score and the score.
Earlier this year, the army chief had ratified the punishment awarded to two senior retired army officers and one civil officer 'on the charges of espionage/ leakage of sensitive information to foreign agencies prejudice to the national security'.
ISLAMABAD -- Two army and one civil officer, whose punishment was endorsed by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Genral Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday over charges of espionage and leakage of sensitive information to foreign agencies prejudice to the national security, have been shifted to jail on Friday.
RAWALPINDI -- Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday endorsed punishment to two army and one civil officer on the charges of espionage/leakage of sensitive information to foreign agencies prejudice to the national security.
RAWALPINDI -- Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa endorsed punishment to two senior retired Army officers and one civil officer "on the charges of espionage/ leakage of sensitive information to foreign agencies prejudice to the national security", a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations said on Thursday.
Mohammad Al Juwaihal was found guilty of giving false information to a civil officer in charge of identity cards.
The meeting came as Spanish police unions organised a protest at the border over injuries reportedly inflicted on a Guardia Civil officer by a Gibraltar-registered car.