Functionary - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfʌŋkʃəneri|  American pronunciation of the word functionary
Brit.  |ˈfʌn(k)ʃ(ə)n(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word functionary


- a worker who holds or is invested with an office (syn: official)


He was a party functionary during the political campaign.

...spoke to high-ranking functionaries at the embassy in the hopes that they could help...

Party functionaries

At work, she was a cipher, a functionary, nothing more.

Word forms

singular: functionary
plural: functionaries
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