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Saltos de línea: cha|prasi
Pronunciación: /tʃʌˈprɑːsi

Definición de chaprasi en inglés:

sustantivo (plural chaprasis)

A junior office worker who carries messages: his uncle sent the office chaprasi to show him the way
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The chaprasi would prove our ladder to infiltrating the higher reaches of the Defence bureaucracy.
  • No wonder we have so many highly qualified people working as chaprasis and what not.
  • His eyes seemed to say, ‘Don't degrade yourself to thank a mere chaprasi.’


from Hindi, from caprās, denoting a metal identity badge worn by messengers or orderlies.

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