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Public Office

public office n

: an office created by a constitution or legislative act, having a definite tenure, and involving the power to carry out some governmental function



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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