See also: civil-service
- In parliamentary forms of government, the branches of government that are not military, legislative, or judicial, but work to apply its laws and regulations.
- The body of civilian employees of any level of government, not subject to political appointment and removal, normally hired and promoted largely on the basis of competitive examination.
- He's got a steady job in civil service.
branches of government that are not military, legislative or judicial
body of civilian employees