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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

First Known Use of POLITICIAN

1589

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

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