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functionary definition

  • noun:
    • one that holds an office or a trust or performs a certain purpose; the state.
    • an individual utilized as the official in a bureaucracy (usually corporate or government) which keeps restricted authority and mostly serves to undertake an easy function that discretion is not required.
    • One charged with the overall performance of a function or office
    • one that keeps an office or a trust: as, a public functionary; secular functionaries.
    • a worker whom holds or is spent with an office
    • One who keeps an office or a trust or executes a particular purpose; an official.
    • an individual used as an official in a bureaucracy (usually corporate or government) who holds limited expert and mostly acts to handle an easy function which is why discretion is not needed.
    • One charged with the overall performance of a function or company
    • a person who keeps an office or a trust: because, a public functionary; secular functionaries.
    • an employee whom keeps or perhaps is invested with an office
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