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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - People elected or appointed to administer a government.

Usage examples (32)
  • No one in officialdom was advocating any military action!
  • "The peasant resisting officialdom is the (original) base Robin Hood," says Knight.
  • I have heard in the past that Nogales officialdom is not good at dealing with menajes de casa when individuals cross using one.
  • Friday's citizenship ceremony was a reasonably banal exercise in officialdom (not High officialdom, but certainly not minimal either). for more
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