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n. - The representative who has a certain position; Someone who is appointed or elected and who has a position of trust.

Usage examples (34)
  • CAFFERTY: Yes, unlike his father, who was a one-term officeholder for that very reason.
  • Whether you agree or disagree, the lack of disrespect for the office and officeholder is astonishing.
  • I considered myself that kind of officeholder, and not a prime minister, not a deputy president or something like that.
  • The whole fête was paid for, according to Hunt, out of her "officeholder" account, funded by political contributors. for more
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