Aware that a prestigious career in the civil service was now closed to him, Hong experienced searing visions for the next 40 days.
“I did apply for the civil service when I was at college,” said Iannucci.
Its revocation left those and all branches of the civil service to be the prey of the spoils system.
There's civil service to be gone through, and the like of that.
I dare say; all that about making a civil service, I suppose?
He had long had a great desire to enter the Imperial civil service.
Well, you cannot expect a member of the civil service to write more than that.
He got a reply that he must take a civil service examination to get the place.
civil service, the paid service done to the State, exclusive of that of the army and navy.
The time is fast coming when civil service or the politicians will have to go.
c.1785, originally in reference to non-military staff of the East India Company. Civil servant is from 1800.
The nonmilitary personnel who work for a government, applying its laws and regulations.