HyperDic: officialdom

English > 1 sense of the word officialdom:
NOUNgroupofficialdom, government officialspeople elected or appointed to administer a government
officialdom > pronunciation
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > officialdom: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningPeople elected or appointed to administer a government.
Synonymgovernment officials
Member ofgovernment, authorities, regimeThe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
Narrowerbureaucracy, bureaucratismnonelective government officials
civil servicegovernment workers
Broaderadministration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisationThe persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
Spanishadministración, burocracia
Nounsofficiala worker who holds or is invested with an office

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