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 for Officeholder
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Officeholder \Of"fice*hold"er\, n.
     One who holds an office; an officer, particularly one in the
     civil service; a placeman.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who
           holds a position of trust; "he is an officer of the court";
           "the club elected its officers for the coming year" [syn:
           officeholder, officer]
      2: the official who holds an office [syn: incumbent,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "officeholder":
     bureaucrat, civil servant, functionary, functionnaire, holdover,
     incumbent, ins, jack-in-office, lame duck, mandarin, new broom,
     office-bearer, officer, official, officiary, petty tyrant,
     placeman, president-elect, public official, public servant,

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