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functionary

noun [C] uk   /ˈfʌŋk.ʃən.ər.i/ us    /-er-/ formal
a person who has official duties, especially in a government or political party: The visitors were met by a functionary who escorted them to the director's office. a government functionary
Translations of “functionary”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指政府機關或政黨的)工作人員,公務員…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指政府机关或政党的)工作人员,公务员…
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