Definition of Public servant

1. Noun. Someone who holds a government position (either by election or appointment).

Category relationships: Election
Generic synonyms: Employee
Specialized synonyms: Caseworker, Social Worker, Welfare Worker

Definition of Public servant

1. Noun. (context: now historical) Someone who labours for the public good; a convict assigned to work on public projects. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

2. Noun. A person employed by the government; a civil servant. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Public Servant

public policies
public policy
public presentation
public press
public property
public prosecutor
public record
public relations
public relations man
public relations person
public school
public schools
public sector
public sectors
public security
public servant (current term)
public servants
public service
public service announcements
public services
public speaker
public speaking
public square
public telephone
public toilet
public transit
public transits
public transport
public transports

Literary usage of Public servant

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1. Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz by Carl Schurz (1913)
"... but he is a faithful public servant, honest and manly and simple and brave, and growing every day in experience and in comprehension of the situation. ..."

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