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officialdom

noun [U] uk   us   /əˈfɪʃ.əl.dəm/ disapproving
used to refer to those people who have a position of authority, especially in government, usually when they are preventing you from doing what you want to do or are slow or not effective
Translations of “officialdom”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指政府中效率低下的)官僚們…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指政府中效率低下的)官僚们…
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