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Definition of functionary noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    functionary

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈfʌŋkʃəˌnɛri//
     
    (pl. functionaries) (often disapproving)
     
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  1. 1a person with official duties synonym official
  2. 2 party/state/government functionaries
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