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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 U.S.)   a person who engages in politics out of a wish for personal gain, as realized by holding a public office  
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legislator, Member of Parliament, M.P., office bearer, politico     (informal, chiefly U.S.)   public servant, statesman  

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1:to utter taunting words 2:to deride or tease with taunting words 'The Gridiron Show group joked with and gibed at those in the Memphis power structure, politicians mostly. Rarely did anyone get their feelings hurt by the skits in the shows…." — Toby Sells, Memphis Magazine, December 2014
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