Politician meaning

pŏlĭ-tĭshən
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One who deceives or outmaneuvers others for personal gain.

Distrusted him as the office politician.

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A person actively engaged in politics, esp. party politics, professionally or otherwise; often, a person holding or seeking political office.
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A sly or ingratiating person.

There is a politician in every office.

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One engaged in politics, especially an elected or appointed government official.

Politicians should serve the country's interest.

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The definition of a politician is someone with a position or skills in politics.

An example of a politician is a United States Senator.

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Specifically, one who regards elected political office as a career.

Unlike the other candidates, I'm not a politician.

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A person skilled or experienced in practical politics or political science.
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A politically active or interested person.

Only real politicians are interested in this issue.

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One who is actively involved or skilled in politics, especially one who holds a political office.
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Origin of politician