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functionary

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1 a person who holds a public office
  • spoke to high-ranking functionaries at the embassy in the hopes that they could help

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2 a worker in a government agency
  • the faceless functionaries at the Internal Revenue Service

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The first known use of functionary was circa 1785

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“Functionary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/functionary. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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