a civil-service employee.
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Origin of civil servant
First recorded in 1790–1800
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Examples from the Web for civil servant
Macron excelled at France's elite schools, including the civil-servant powerhouse Ecole Nationale d'Administration.This Scary-Smart New Minister of Economy Might Just Turn France Around|Tracy McNicoll|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Let us take the case of a civil-servant whose environment is a district in India.Natural Law in the Spiritual World|Henry Drummond
British Dictionary definitions for civil servant
a member of the civil service
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