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Meaning of "petty official" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PETTY OFFICIAL

petty official  [ˈpɛtɪ əˈfɪʃəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PETTY OFFICIAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Petty official is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PETTY OFFICIAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of petty official in the English dictionary

The definition of petty official in the dictionary is a minor official in government, etc.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PETTY OFFICIAL


artificial
ˌɑːtɪˈfɪʃəl
beneficial
ˌbɛnɪˈfɪʃəl
carnificial
ˌkɑːnɪˈfɪʃəl
edificial
ˌɛdɪˈfɪʃəl
facial
ˈfeɪʃəl
inartificial
ˌɪnɑːtɪˈfɪʃəl
initial
ɪˈnɪʃəl
interracial
ˌɪntəˈreɪʃəl
judicial
dʒuːˈdɪʃəl
maleficial
ˌmælɪˈfɪʃəl
nonofficial
ˌnɒnəˈfɪʃəl
official
əˈfɪʃəl
orificial
ˌɒrɪˈfɪʃəl
sacrificial
ˌsækrɪˈfɪʃəl
semiofficial
ˌsɛmɪəˈfɪʃəl
superficial
ˌsuːpəˈfɪʃəl
surficial
sɜːˈfɪʃəl
unartificial
ʌnˌɑːtɪˈfɪʃəl
unbeneficial
ˌʌnˌbɛnɪˈfɪʃəl
unofficial
ˌʌnəˈfɪʃəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PETTY OFFICIAL

petting
petting zoo
pettish
pettishly
pettishness
pettitoes
pettle
petto
petty
petty bourgeois
petty bourgeoisie
petty cash
petty crime
petty criminal
petty expenses
petty juror
petty jury
petty larceny
petty officer
petty sessions

WORDS THAT END LIKE PETTY OFFICIAL

altricial
cicatricial
commercial
customs official
elected official
especial
extrajudicial
financial
indicial
injudicial
nonjudicial
party official
prejudicial
quasi-judicial
rectricial
simplicial
social
special
tectricial
tribunicial

Synonyms and antonyms of petty official in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «petty official» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PETTY OFFICIAL

Find out the translation of petty official to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of petty official from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «petty official» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

小吏
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pequeño funcionario
570 millions of speakers

English

petty official
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्षुद्र अधिकारी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مسؤول تافه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мелкий чиновник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mesquinho oficial
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্ষুদ্র আধিকারিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

petit fonctionnaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pegawai kecil
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kleinen Beamten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ささいな公式
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사소한 공식
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Resmi cilik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhỏ chính thức
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குட்டி அதிகாரி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्षुद्र अधिकृत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Küçük resmi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

piccolo funzionario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

drobny urzędnik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дрібний чиновник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oficial mic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μικροαστική επίσημη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

petty amptelike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Petty tjänsteman
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

smålig offisielle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of petty official

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PETTY OFFICIAL»

The term «petty official» is used very little and occupies the 183.413 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PETTY OFFICIAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «petty official» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «petty official» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about petty official

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PETTY OFFICIAL»

Discover the use of petty official in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to petty official and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Empress Dowager Cixi: China's Last Dynasty and the Long ...
A petty official on duty there received them and gave the clerk a body receipt; he returned to the Summer Palace with the two soldiers. Then the petty official registered Little An's name. When he was about to detain him in a cell for the night, ...
X. L. Woo, 2002
2
The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Drama
WANG NENG, LI WU,andapetty official rush in.) PETTY OFFICIAL:By imperial orders, Guan Hanqingshallleave the capitaland be banished to Hangzhou without delay. (To everybody) Those who've come to see him off, please be on your way.
Xiaomei Chen, 2014
3
My Century
He told another story that came from his time in prison in Central Asia; he had been in a long time. In one of the Central Asian capital cities there was a petty official, a party member but without any rank, who always adapted to the latest change ...
Aleksander Wat, 2013
4
The Railway Clerk
There had been no thought of offering the services of the company surgeon before the union was formed. A hundred crippled children of the employes might have cried out in pain from twisted limbs and distorted bodies, and this petty official of ...
‎1918
5
Accounting and Order
Petty official of the Great House, Senwosret. Petty official ..... --- y. Petty official Anpuhotep. Petty official ofthe Treasury -----. The staff of the (goddess) Selket Senebn(i). Controller Mer[i]re'nufer. Domestic ofthe reis -----. Domestic of the reis -----.
Mahmoud Ezzamel, 2012
6
Art of Translating Prose
But famille d'employes = "family of employees, clerk, salesmen," is much better translated as "a family of clerks" (Unsigned) than as "a petty official's family" ( MacAndrew). More: individualizing the generalized famille d'employes as "a petty  ...
Burton Raffel, 2010
7
Writings on Literature
The petty official's speech, with its distorted and garbled syntax and incongruous expressions, partly vulgar, partly too solemn or old,fashioned, also met the requirements of the natural school, for it was the very opposite of poetic or refined  ...
N. S. Trubetzkoy, Anatoly Liberman, 1990
8
The Fateful Adventures of the Good Soldier Vejk During the ...
When I lived in the Vinohrady neighborhood years ago, there lived a custodian on the ground floor then and in his apartment there was put up, subletting, this petty official from some bank, and he used to go to a taproom on Krameriova Street ...
Jaroslav Hašek, 2009
9
漢字熟語字典
OaB = 3 T3* kari low-ranking official ==^== 'hill shori petty official 4 £]£ kori public servant, official e ^5£ rori veteran official Sjfl leiri court attendant/clerk 7 &5fl ryori good/capable official a If !6 kanri government official 9 i&5£ zokuri petty official ...
Wolfgang Hadamitzky, Kimiko Fujie-Winter, 1996
10
Illinois Artillery Officer's Civil War: The Diary and ...
John Cheney enlisted Richard Petty of Mississippi as a private in Battery F. Cheney's action was not technically legal as Petty's official status at the time was contraband of war. Davis Mill, Miss. Wednesday January 21, 1863 With 25 men drew ...
Gordon Armstrong, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PETTY OFFICIAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term petty official is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Letter: Oppressing the rights of others
... state bureaucrat from making further statements about continued resistance against a fine, by this same petty official, of $135.000 to a lesbian ... «Corvallis Gazette Times, Jul 15»
2
GOP; Minions.
(ThyBlackMan.com) The word minion is a noun – and is defined as “a subordinate”, or “petty official.” Some folks in these parts might consider ... «ThyBlackMan, Jul 15»
3
Minions & the 2016 GOP presidential candidates (more alike than …
The word minion is a noun – and is defined as “a subordinate”, or “petty official.” Some folks in these parts might consider me a minion to/for ... «Black Star News, Jul 15»
4
Digital India: From e-Governance to mobile-Governance
... a bribe to petty official for a certificate of caste or date of birth/death, for pensions and for plethora of documents which only the State can give. «IBNLive, Jul 15»
5
Unruly brambles
... with shears, loppers, thick gloves and eye protection, and doing what has to be done. And woe betide any petty official who tries to stop them. «Swindon Advertiser, Jun 15»
6
Excerpt: A Scrapbook Of Memories
Souza was right when the wrote: 'If every petty official uses his own judgement it would make nonsense of the legal precedent. Would this ... «Livemint, Mar 15»
7
Crimea exiles fight to keep Ukraine unity message alive
... says it too has been subjected to intimidation that has ranged from petty official harassment to beatings, kidnappings and murder. Speaking ... «Washington Times, Mar 15»
8
Film Review: 'Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal'
During a crucial dramatic turn, he takes hold of the scene with just the faintest shift in expression, vividly conveying the mindset of a petty official ... «Philly.com, Feb 15»
9
Corporate espionage: Scandal reaches defence ministry, staffer …
Sharma, police said, was the son of a petty official at the petroleum ministry and frequented the ministry to meet his father as a teenager. «Times of India, Feb 15»
10
Exit polls point to BJP defeat in Delhi
Analysts said the exit polls reflected the appeal of the AAP's promise of clean politics, and its expected tough stand on the petty official ... «Financial Times, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Petty official [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/petty-official>. Jul 2020 ».
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