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See definition of civil service on Dictionary.com
  • as inbureaucracy
  • as inpublic service

synonyms for civil service

  • administration
  • authority
  • management
  • ministry
  • red tape
  • directorate
  • government
  • officialdom
  • officials
  • beadledom
  • city hall
  • powers that be
  • regulatory commission
  • the Establishment
  • the system
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How to use civil service in a sentence

His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The proceedings of the day commenced with divine service, performed by Unitarian and Baptist ministers.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The badness of the gunpowder used by the Mexicans, was again of great service to us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
For this use of the voice in the special service of will-power, or propelling force, it is necessary first to test its freedom.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
He began his military career at the age of 11, and continued in the service nearly 60 years.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
And now, monsieur, if you will communicate to me the nature of your affair, you shall find me entirely at your service.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Two years later this promising recruit, having fallen foul of the military authorities, had to leave the service under a cloud.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Having seen no service, he owed his appointment largely to his conceit and good looks.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The special license had arrived; the young clergyman who was to perform the service was located at Hartledon.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CIVIL SERVICE

  • administration
  • authority
  • beadledom
  • city hall
  • civil service
  • directorate
  • government
  • management
  • ministry
  • officialdom
  • officials
  • powers that be
  • red tape
  • regulatory commission
  • the Establishment
  • the system
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.