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Meaning of OFFICEHOLDER

Pronunciation:  'ofis `howldur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the official who holds an office
  2. [n]  someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust; "he is an officer of the court"; "the club elected its officers for the coming year"
 

OFFICEHOLDER is a 12 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: incumbent, officer
 
 See Also: functionary, office-bearer, official, probation officer, sergeant at arms, serjeant-at-arms

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Of"fice*hold"er\, n.
An officer, particularly one in the civil service; a
placeman.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bureaucrat, civil servant, functionary, functionnaire, holdover, incumbent, ins, jack-in-office, lame duck, mandarin, new broom, office-bearer, officer, official, officiary, petty tyrant, placeman, president-elect, public official, public servant, red-tapist
 

 

 

 

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