Meaning of “officialdom” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “officialdom” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"officialdom" in Business English

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officialdomnoun [ U ]

uk /əˈfɪʃəldəm/ us

GOVERNMENT used to refer to people who have a position of authority, especially in a government, usually when they are preventing you from doing what you want to do, or are slow or not effective:

They accused regulatory officialdom of hampering their business by imposing too many petty conditions.

(Definition of “officialdom” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)