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company man

noun [C] uk   mainly disapproving us  
a man who values the company that he works for more than anything else in his life and is willing to do whatever the company needs
Translations of “company man”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公司人, 忠於公司,願意為公司赴湯蹈火的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公司人,忠于公司,愿意为公司做出一切的人…
(Definition of company man from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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