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Noun: politician  ,pó-lu'ti-shun
  1. A leader engaged in civil administration
    - pollie [Austral], polly [Austral]
     
  2. A person active in party politics
    - politico, pol [N. Amer], political leader, pollie [Austral], polly [Austral]
     
  3. A schemer who tries to gain advantage in an organization in sly or underhanded ways

Derived forms: politicians

Type of: leader, plotter, schemer

Encyclopedia: Politician