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politician

pol·i·ti·cian

politician

 
 
pronunciation:
pa lih tI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person engaged in party politics.
Have the politicians decided on their candidate yet?
definition 2: a person who holds political office.
The politician said she would support the bill in Congress.
definition 3: a person who uses questionable means to attain power within a group.
He's a politician and knows very well how to cajole.
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