Definitions for politicianˌpɒl ɪˈtɪʃ ən
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a leader engaged in civil administration
politician, politico, pol, political leader(noun)
a person active in party politics
a schemer who tries to gain advantage in an organization in sly or underhanded ways
One engaged in politics, especially an elected or appointed government official.
Politicians should serve the country's interest.
Specifically, one who regards elected political office as a career.
Unlike the other candidates, I'm not a politician.
A politically active or interested person.
Only real politicians are interested in this issue.
A sly or ingratiating person.
There is a politician in every office.
one versed or experienced in the science of government; one devoted to politics; a statesman
one primarily devoted to his own advancement in public office, or to the success of a political party; -- used in a depreciatory sense; one addicted or attached to politics as managed by parties (see Politics, 2); a schemer; an intriguer; as, a mere politician
cunning; using artifice; politic; artful
Origin: [Cf. F. politicien.]
A politician, political leader, or political figure is a person who is involved in influencing public policy and decision making. This includes people who hold decision-making positions in government, and people who seek those positions, whether by means of election, inheritance, coup d'état, appointment, electoral fraud, conquest, divine right, or other means. Politics is not limited to governance through public office. Political offices may also be held in corporations, and other entities that are governed by self-defined political processes or can be known as freedom fighters.
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Rank popularity for the word 'politician' in Nouns Frequency: #1037
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Under every stone lurks a politician.
He is from the private sector, not a politician.
A statesman is a successful politician who is dead.
She really is a tough, powerful and resilient politician.
Politician talk themselves red, white, and blue in the face.
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Translations for politician
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- سياسي, سياسيةArabic
- política, políticCatalan, Valencian
- politik, političkaCzech
- Politiker, PolitikerinGerman
- política, políticoSpanish
- سیاستمدار, پولیتیسینPersian
- homme politique, femme politique, politicienFrench
- fear-poilitigsScottish Gaelic
- פוליטיקאי, פוליטיקאיתHebrew
- քաղաքական գործիչArmenian
- politikus, politisiIndonesian
- 政客, 政治家Japanese
- 정치가, 政治家, 政治人, 정치인Korean
- politica, politicusDutch
- politikarNorwegian Nynorsk
- политик, политический деятельRussian
- политичар, političarSerbo-Croatian
- nhà chính trị, 家政治, chính khách, 政客Vietnamese
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