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factotumnoun [C]

uk   /fækˈtəʊ.təm/  us   /-ˈtoʊ.t̬əm/ formal
a ​personemployed to do all ​types of ​jobs for someone: He ​became a ​sort of ​general factotum for the ​band.
(Definition of factotum from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 事务总管, 勤杂工…
in Chinese (Traditional) 事務總管, 勤雜工…
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