officeholder

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noun of·fice·hold·er \ˈä-fəs-ˌhōl-dər, ˈȯ-\

Definition of officeholder

  1. :  one holding a public office

Examples of officeholder in a Sentence

  1. the last officeholder was extremely conscientious about not using public funds for his personal gain

Recent Examples of officeholder from the Web

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First Known Use of officeholder

1787


OFFICEHOLDER Defined for English Language Learners

officeholder

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Definition of officeholder for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has an official job or position especially in the government


OFFICEHOLDER Defined for Kids

officeholder

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noun of·fice·hold·er \ˈȯ-fəs-ˌhōl-dər\

Definition of officeholder for Students

  1. :  a person who has been elected or appointed to a public position



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