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civil service

noun as in public service

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It also eliminates the Schedule F classification which took away protections for some civil service employees.

From Time

Their responses have been eye-opening, everything from reimagining capitalism to launching a domestic draft civil service.

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He resegregated the federal civil service after decades of integration.

So there was real suspicion of the civil service, that we were not making the kinds of recommendations that Lighthizer would want to hear.

The newspaper said De Croo also appointed De Sutter, a member of Groen, the Flemish Green Party, as his civil service minister.

Paxman suspects that former British Home Secretary Michael Howard had interfered in an internal civil-service disciplinary matter.

The particular reform that irked Conkling was the then-novel proposal to eliminate patronage in federal civil service hiring.

The pair will reportedly wed in a small civil service in London next month.

“I did apply for the civil service when I was at college,” said Iannucci.

Aware that a prestigious career in the civil service was now closed to him, Hong experienced searing visions for the next 40 days.

In the good old days of yore there was little trouble in obtaining admission to the Civil Service.

American soldiers who have less than six months to serve can apply for permission to be examined for the civil service.

The fact that she was not surrounded by any soldiers or civil service men shows that she has nothing to fear from assassins.

Others of less merit were detached for the civil service, and in that also their careers were at the imperial mercy.

He will see a whole civil service turned into a bureau of information, a department of espionage.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to civil service, such as: administration, authority, management, ministry, red tape, and directorate.

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