the civil service

noun

Definition of the civil service

: the part of a government that takes care of the government's basic business : the administrative part of a government often used before another nouna civil service employeethe civil service system

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“The civil service.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20civil%20service. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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