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  • n  a worker who holds or is invested with an office

  • Its impoverished peasants, traditional dissidents, opposed France's presence; and Ho's father, a functionary at the imperial court, manifested his sympathy for them by quitting his .
  • The rest of the evening included a static sports roundup (a ten-minute speech by an athletic functionary, scenes of a factory woman doing calisthenics), a performance of Chekhov's .
  • He retold the history of his own ten years as Communist Party functionary and managing editor of the Daily Worker.

  • Rajendra Pachauri in Forbes
    They should feel deeply encouraged and inspired. It is their contribution which has been recognized,said Pachauri. "I only happen to be a functionary that essentially oversees the process."
  • Jim Leach in MSNBC
    Rep. Jim Leach, R-Iowa, said Google seemingly had acted "as a functionary of the Chinese government. ...... This is astonishing."
  • Nawaz Sharif in CNN
    I haven't met any Pakistani government functionary over the last eight years, although there were a lot of overtures from the Pakistani side to meet me and to talk to me,Sharif said Sunday afternoon.

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