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henchman

noun [C]  us   /ˈhentʃ·mən/ (plural -men  /-ˌmen/ ) disapproving
a person who is loyal to and works for someone in a position of authority and is willing to help that person even by hurting others or by committing crimes: Although the president kept himself above the fray, his henchmen were blaming everyone.
Translations of “henchman”
in Vietnamese tay sai…
in Spanish secuaz, partidario…
in Thai ลูกน้อง…
in Malaysian konco…
in French acolyte…
in German der Anhänger…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黨羽,爪牙,幫兇…
in Indonesian pendukung…
in Russian приспешник, прихвостень…
in Turkish kötü işler için güçlü biri tarafından kullanılan adam(lar)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 党羽,爪牙,帮凶…
in Polish poplecznik…
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