Examples of civil servant in a Sentence
took the examination to become a civil servant in the defense department
Recent Examples of civil servant from the Web
The decree, published in the Official Gazette, sacked 18,632 civil servants, including nearly 9,000 police officers, some 6,000 members of the military and hundreds of teachers and academics.
Some 50,000 people have been arrested and 110,000 civil servants have been fired under the emergency powers, which opposition lawmakers say Erdogan is using to stifle dissent.
Meanwhile, some 60,000 former civil servants, paid by Abbas since 2007 to ensure their loyalty, have received only a fraction of their salaries since March.
And Fatah, which administers the PA and parts of the West Bank, has withheld salaries for civil servants working for the PA in Gaza, limited shipments of necessities, such as drugs and baby milk, and cut payments to Israel for Gaza’s electricity.
The White House also decided to shut down the State Department office that focused on Afghanistan and Pakistan and lay off the small team of civil servants working on peace talks.
The White House explanation of the timeline draws a distinction between the White House Personnel Security Office — run by career civil servants in a nearby office building — and senior advisers in the West Wing.
After retirement from the Navy, Steve became a civil servant and worked for the US government for 21 additional years before retiring a second time.
Recent changes to electoral laws allow civil servants to lead ballot box committees.
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CIVIL SERVANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of civil servant for English Language Learners
: a person who works for the government : a person who works in the civil service
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