Definition of officialdom
: officials as a class
Recent Examples of officialdom from the Web
This required clever and gutsy navigating through military officialdom and hitching all sorts of rides on jeeps and planes.
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First Known Use of officialdom
OFFICIALDOM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of officialdom for English Language Learners
: the people in an organization or government who are in positions of authority
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