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officeholder

officeholders

Definitions of officeholder
  1. noun
    someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    synonyms: officer
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    types:
    probation officer
    the officer of the court who supervises probationers
    sergeant at arms, serjeant-at-arms
    an officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands
    type of:
    holder
    a person who holds something
    functionary, official
    a worker who holds or is invested with an office
  2. noun
    the official who holds an office
    synonyms: incumbent
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    types:
    office-bearer
    the person who holds an office
    type of:
    holder
    a person who holds something
    functionary, official
    a worker who holds or is invested with an office
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