Meaning of apparatchik

ap•pa•rat•chik

Pronunciation: (ä"pu-rä'chik Russ. u-pu-rät'chyik), [key]
— pl. -chiks -chi•ki
  1. a member of an apparat, esp. in a Communist country.
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