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martinet

noun [C] uk   /ˌmɑː.tɪˈnet/  us   /ˌmɑːr.t̬ɪ-/ formal disapproving
someone who demands that rules and orders always be obeyed, even when it is unnecessary or unreasonable to do so
Translations of “martinet”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴格執行規章制度的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严格执行规章制度的人…
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