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functionarynoun [C]

uk   /ˈfʌŋk.ʃən.ər.i/  us   /-er-/ formal
a ​person who has ​officialduties, ​especially in a ​government or ​politicalparty: The ​visitors were ​met by a functionary who ​escorted them to the director's ​office. a ​government functionary
(Definition of functionary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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functionarynoun [C]

uk   /ˈfʌŋkʃənəri/  us   /ˈfʌŋkʃəneri/ (plural functionaries) often disapproving , formal
GOVERNMENT a ​person with an ​officialjob in a ​government or ​politicalparty, especially one whose ​job you do not consider to be interesting or important: government/​party functionaries
(Definition of functionary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “functionary”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指政府机关或政党的)工作人员,公务员…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指政府機關或政黨的)工作人員,公務員…
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