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bailiff

noun [C] (BRITISH OFFICIAL)
英国官员
 
 
/ˈbeɪ.lɪf/
(in Britain) an official who takes away someone's possessions when they owe money
(英国查封财产的)查封官,执行官
They didn't pay their rent, so the landlord called/sent in the bailiffs.
他们拒付房租,所以房东叫来了执行官。
Lawyers and legal officials
(Definition of bailiff noun (BRITISH OFFICIAL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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