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Meaning of “public servant” in the English Dictionary

"public servant" in British English

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public servantnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​governmentemployee
(Definition of public servant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"public servant" in American English

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public servantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpʌb·lɪk ˈsɜr·vənt/
an ​electedofficial or someone ​employed by ​local or ​nationalgovernment
(Definition of public servant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"public servant" in Business English

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public servantnoun [C]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT
someone who is ​employed by a ​governmentdepartment: He ​proposes an ​institute to ​trainpoliceofficers to become better ​public servants.
(Definition of public servant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “public servant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 公务员,公职人员…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公務員,公職人員…
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