underling Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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underlingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈʌn.dəl.ɪŋ/  us   /-dɚ.lɪŋ/ disapproving
a ​person of ​lowrank and little ​authority who ​works for someone more ​important: She ​surrounded herself with underlings who were too ​afraid of her to ​answer back.
(Definition of underling from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “underling”
in Chinese (Simplified) 手下,走卒,喽,下属…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手下,走卒,嘍囉,下屬…
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