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Synonyms of 'bureaucrat'

(noun) 
Definition
an official in a bureaucracy
The economy is still controlled by bureaucrats.
Synonyms
official
a senior UN official
,
minister
He concluded a deal with the Danish minister in Washington.
,
officer
a local education authority officer
,
administrator
He worked for 34 years as an administrator with the company.
,
civil servant
,
public servant
,
functionary
a properly elected state functionary
,
apparatchik
,
office-holder
,
mandarin

Additional synonyms

in the sense of administrator
Definition
a person who administers an organization or estate
He worked for 34 years as an administrator with the company.
Synonyms
boss (informal),
controller,
gaffer (informal, British),
mandarin,
baas (South Africa, offensive)
in the sense of functionary
Definition
a person acting in an official capacity, such as for a government
a properly elected state functionary
Synonyms
office holder,
office bearer,
in the sense of minister
Definition
a diplomat with a lower rank than an ambassador
He concluded a deal with the Danish minister in Washington.
Synonyms

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