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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