Definitions for public office

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. public office(noun)

    a position concerning the people as a whole

Wiktionary

  1. public office(Noun)

    A position or occupation established by law or by the act of a government body, for the purpose of exercising the authority of the government in the service of the public.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aesop:

    We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.

  2. Chris Christie:

    If we hold our candidates for public office to that standard, let me tell you what you're going to get: liars, we need to demand the truth.

  3. H. L. Mencken:

    It is inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.

  4. Henry Louis Mencken:

    It is inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for any public office.

  5. H.L. Mencken:

    It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.

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