from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an officer; one who has a specific office or duty to perform.
- n. A person who holds an office; an officeholder.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who has been intrusted with the discharge of some official duty, as in directing the affairs of a corporation, company, society, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the person who holds an office
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As a side note upon Tu, a single of his friends was Charlie Soong (an office-bearer for a Triads) who had attended Vanderbilt Universisty during a expense of millionaire Julian S.
Neighbourhood association and other local area activities (association office-bearer, neighbourhood watch, etc)
That said, it is very rare for a leading GOP office-bearer to do so and be like Michael Steele.
It was also for the first time probably in a very long time, if ever, that all the office-bearer positions from the President down were hotly contested with two distinct and mutually-exclusive NEC lists.
“Please lend this girl a hand,” the 49-year-old office-bearer wrote.
When the President is absent from the Republic or otherwise unable to fulfil the duties of President, or during a vacancy in the office of President, an office-bearer in the order below acts as President:
The activists of various parties are reaching out to the electorate through SMS and local cable TV channels in different localities, according to a party office-bearer in the city, speaking on condition of anonymity.
In the confidential report, Madisha's five national office-bearer colleagues, distanced themselves from him and blamed him for a leadership the crisis in Cosatu.
They also agreed the office-bearer should not be swayed by political pressure.
"The meeting (of the alliance) urged Zuma's lawyers to approach the state to cover the costs of his legal defence, since he was facing allegations emanating from his role as a public office-bearer," it said.