apparatchik

Definitions of apparatchik
  1. noun
    a communist who was a member of the administrative system of a communist party
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    type of:
    commie, communist
    a socialist who advocates communism
  2. noun
    a humorous but derogatory term for an official of a large organization (especially a political organization)
    “Democratic apparatchiks
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    type of:
    functionary, official
    a worker who holds or is invested with an office
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