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politician

1. a person actively engaged in politics, esp a full-time professional member of a deliberative assembly
2. a person who is experienced or skilled in the art or science of politics, government, or administration; statesman
3. Disparaging chiefly US a person who engages in politics out of a wish for personal gain, as realized by holding a public office
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