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C20 from Russian, from apparat apparatus, instrument + -ckik, suffix denoting agent
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countable nounAn apparatchik is someone who works for a government or a political party and who obeys orders. [formal, disapproval] ⇒ Political party apparatchiks are appointed to every office of social authority.