Definition of public servant noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


public servant

BrE BrE//ˌpʌblɪk ˈsɜːvənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpʌblɪk ˈsɜːrvənt//
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a person who is employed by the state or in local government or who is an elected representative pay increases for public servants a long and outstanding career as a public servant
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: public servant