the Civil Service Meaning in the Cambridge Essential English Dictionary
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Meaning of "the Civil Service" in Essential English Dictionary

the Civil Service

noun [no plural]
 
/ˌsɪvəl ˈsɜːvɪs/
the government departments of a country and the people who work in them: She works in the Civil Service.
(Definition of the Civil Service from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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