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English noun: functionary

1. functionary (person) a worker who holds or is invested with an office


Broader (hypernym)skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker

Narrower (hyponym)administrative official, agent, apparatchik, appointee, bailiff, beadle, bureaucrat, caretaker, censor, census taker, church officer, city father, civil servant, commissar, Comptroller General, Comptroller of the Currency, diplomat, diplomatist, doorkeeper, elected official, enumerator, equerry, federal agent, fire marshall, fire warden, forest fire fighter, hangover, hearing examiner, hearing officer, holdover, incumbent, Inquisitor, invalidator, judge, jurist, justice, licenser, mace, macebearer, macer, mandarin, notary, notary public, noticer, nullifier, officeholder, officeholder, officer, political commissar, postmaster general, proconsul, prosecuting attorney, prosecuting officer, prosecutor, provincial, public prosecutor, quaestor, ranger, record-keeper, recorder, recruiter, registrar, regulator, returning officer, sealer, searcher, teller, town clerk, usher, vizier, voider, vote counter, weigher

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