Definitions for public servant

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pub′lic serv′ant(n.)

  1. a person holding a government office or job by election or appointment.

    Category: Government

Origin of public servant:

1670–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. public servant(noun)

    someone who holds a government position (either by election or appointment)

Wiktionary

  1. public servant(Noun)

    Someone who labours for the public good; a convict assigned to work on public projects.

  2. public servant(Noun)

    A person employed by the government; a civil servant.

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