noun (plural functionaries)
A person who has to perform official functions or duties; an official.
- So, there is a need to train both the government officials and functionaries of agencies, which take up watershed projects.
- The court also requires a court clerk and a number of functionaries officially called peace officers.
- But they should abandon the illusion that the news manager can be dropped as an official functionary.
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