Definition of Civil servant

1. Noun. A public official who is a member of the civil service.

Group relationships: Civil Service
Generic synonyms: Functionary, Official

Definition of Civil servant

1. Noun. A person employed in the civil service; a government employee ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Civil Servant

civil laws
civil leader
civil liberties
civil liberty
civil marriage
civil order
civil partnerships
civil power
civil procedure
civil right
civil rights
civil rights activist
civil rights leader
civil rights worker
civil servant (current term)
civil servants
civil service
civil services
civil society
civil suit
civil suits
civil time
civil trial
civil twilight
civil unions
civil war
civil wars
civil wrong

Literary usage of Civil servant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"To qualify for a pension it IB necessary (i) that a civil servant should have been admitted to the service with a certificate from the civil ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... the footing of an ordinary mad Я&- ordinale civil servant, but Mr Wyndham had said iK»; Ь: -i:- "invited by me rather as a colleague than as л mere cr. ..."

3. The Training of Teachers in England and Wales by Peter Sandiford (1910)
"CHAPTER VII THE TEACHER AS A civil servant In treating of the history of training teachers (Chapter II) it was pointed out that in the interval between the ..."

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