Definition of 'servant'
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They monitor the actions of frontline public servants such as police and teachers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We are the servants of the people. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then there were the household servants who had a little more independence. Christianity Today (2000)The servants who worked for her were too scared to say anything. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The servants witnessed domestic rows and violence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The police are there as public servants. The Sun (2009)This is the manager as servant rather than master. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How could so many former servants be so hopelessly deceived? THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)New civil servants must be trained and ready to replace those convicted of corruption. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Or domestic servants to the celebrities of the day? The Sun (2009)Like all public servants they are subject to a pay freeze. The Sun (2011)The telephones ring in empty houses from which masters and servants alike have gone. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Here a number of his former servants presented themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The committee spoke out following the arrests of ten journalists on suspicion of illegal payments to police and public servants. The Sun (2012)We will miss him: he was a servant of the people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When the giant saw him, he commanded one of his servants to capture the bird. The Gods of Asgard (1989)
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Translations for 'servant'
British English: servant /ˈsɜːvnt/ NOUN
A servant is someone who is employed to work in another person's house, for example to cook or clean.
The family employed several servants.
- American English: servant
- Arabic: خَادِم
- Brazilian Portuguese: criado
- Chinese: 仆人
- Croatian: sluga
- Czech: sluha
- Danish: tjener
- Dutch: bediende
- European Spanish: criado
- Finnish: palvelija
- French: serviteur
- German: Dienstbote
- Greek: υπηρέτης
- Italian: domestico
- Japanese: 使用人
- Korean: 하인
- Norwegian: tjener
- Polish: służący
- European Portuguese: criado
- Romanian: servitor
- Russian: слуга
- Spanish: criado
- Swedish: tjänare
- Thai: คนรับใช้
- Turkish: hizmetçi
- Ukrainian: слугаслужниця
- Vietnamese: người hầu
Definition of servant from the Collins English Dictionary
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