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civil servant

noun as in government employee

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Example Sentences

Police, firefighters, civil servants, and military members are exemplars of this quality.

From Time

Some of the accounts belong to pro-government online publications while others belong to civil servants and socialites turned Museveni advisers.

From Quartz

Like George Orwell, Plomer was the son of a colonial civil servant and grew up between places.

From Ozy

This case is about failure on the part of a civil servant, whose responsibility is to run an election system, that will cost thousands of potential voters their fundamental right to vote in the upcoming election.

From Vox

The civil service reform movement in the 1880s sought to create an effective federal government, staffed by civil servants who were trained for their work and free from fear of losing their jobs over politics.

Macron excelled at France's elite schools, including the civil-servant powerhouse Ecole Nationale d'Administration.

Prescott was then at the centre of a media storm about his affair with a civil servant, Tracey Temple.

A retired civil servant in the suburbs of Athens doesn't produce any surplus at all.

His clotted rhetoric speaks to his 21 years as a civil servant, but his meaning and intention are clear enough.

There is Ursula the civil servant bravely patrolling a London bombed to pieces during the Blitz.

A civil servant of the Republic had no legal right to sever himself from his engagements without permission.

But the capable Civil Servant never admitted the justice of being passed over.

Stimpson was a Civil Servant, but his life-work was cabinet-making.

During the Commonwealth Marvell was content to be a civil servant.

All traces of the Terran civil servant, clumsy and uncomfortable in his ill-fitting clothes, had dropped away.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to civil servant, such as: public servant, government worker, public employee, and public official.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.