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politician

noun pol·i·ti·cian \ˌpä-lə-ˈti-shən\

: someone who is active in government usually as an elected official

Full Definition of POLITICIAN

1
:  a person experienced in the art or science of government; especially :  one actively engaged in conducting the business of a government
2
a :  a person engaged in party politics as a profession
b :  a person primarily interested in political office for selfish or other narrow usually short-sighted reasons
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First Known Use of POLITICIAN

1589

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism
POLITICIAN Defined for Kids

politician

noun pol·i·ti·cian \ˌpä-lə-ˈti-shən\

Definition of POLITICIAN for Kids

:  a person who is active in government usually as an elected official

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