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Traditional
Pīnyīn
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Ministry of Appointments (in imperial China)
grasping officials, corrupt mandarins (idiom); abuse and corruption
style of governing (of minor official) / achievement in office
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minor government official or functionary (old)
bureaucrat / official
prison guard / jailer (old)
low-level government official (in former times)
(literary) former subordinate
minor official / to be an official
minor official
a corrupt official
(old) subordinate / underling
acting magistrate / temporary official (in former times)
corrupt officials
traitor minister and corrupt official (idiom); abuse and corruption
grasping officials, corrupt mandarins (idiom); abuse and corruption


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