officialdom

Definitions of officialdom
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n people elected or appointed to administer a government

Synonyms:
government officials
Types:
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civil service
government workers; usually hired on the basis of competitive examinations
bureaucracy, bureaucratism
nonelective government officials
Pentagon
the United States military establishment
Whitehall
the British civil service
Type of:
administration, brass, establishment, governance, governing body, organisation, organization
the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something

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