apparatchik


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a humorous but derogatory term for an official of a large organization (especially a political organization)

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a communist who was a member of the administrative system of a communist party

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Champion jockey John Murtagh, who rode Apparatchik, was slapped with a two-day (May 1-2) ban for careless riding on the John Oxx-trained filly after the stewards inquired into the incident in which the winner was hampered.
Thus, Gaidar's ouster led to the return to power of Communist-era apparatchiks such as Prime Minister Chernomyrdin, who presided over a period of stunning corruption (while being showered with U.
X, and now the shadowy United Nations apparatchik Marita Covarrubias, a k a ``the uni-blonder.
The Hizbullah apparatchik told Kushner that the Jewish State benefitted most of the killing with his party become the principal loser.
When you repeat, in that wooden and perfunctory way, that our situation is better than others, that we're 'well-placed to weather the storm', I have to tell you that you sound like a Brezhnev-era apparatchik giving the party line"
Yes, says the council customer service apparatchik,but you'llhave to buy it.
Ever the loyal apparatchik, Bruce agreed to work for the Nixon-Kissinger team as its Paris negotiator in 1970-71.
When you repeat, in that wooden and perfunctory way, that our situation is better than others, that we are well placed to weather the storm, I have to tell you, you sound like a Brezhnev-era apparatchik giving the party line"
Instead, that task was delegated to a minor Foggy Bottom apparatchik - Under Secretary of State Marc Grossman, who made the announcement in a speech to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington.
We see another Labour apparatchik attempting to get into well-paid employment in politics in this country and then progress on the great gravy train into Europe.
It's difficult for anyone, I think, who isn't a politician, wannabe politician, or party apparatchik to be interested in the self-indulgent analysis of why people voted the way they did.
Ahh, but he won't be here until after your deadline," said another apparatchik.
Gaidym was once the top Communist apparatchik, or bureaucrat, in Novgorod, a city of 250,000, about 100 miles south of St.
It will all culminate in another champagne St David's Day party attended by the supposed 'great and good' from the Taffia at which every speaker is a Welsh Labour apparatchik.