Origin of civil service
Examples from the Web for civil service
Now, there is the civil-service law: Uncle Nate and I wus a talkin' about it yesterday.Sweet Cicely|Josiah Allen's Wife: Marietta Holley
She brought out her diploma and a certificate giving her a civil-service status.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
The progress made in civil-service reform furnishes a cause for the utmost congratulation.Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Grover Cleveland
Not a word did he say about the progress of education or civil-service reform in Palestine.Humanly Speaking|Samuel McChord Crothers
What the civil-service clerk before Sir Walter's time found to occupy their minds with it is hard to imagine.Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow|Jerome K. Jerome
British Dictionary definitions for civil service
Word Origin and History for civil service
c.1785, originally in reference to non-military staff of the East India Company. Civil servant is from 1800.
Culture definitions for civil service
The nonmilitary personnel who work for a government, applying its laws and regulations.