In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine noun
1also funcionario público", "funcionario del Estado(empleado público)government employeecivil servant Britishlos funcionarios de correos — post office employees British
- un alto funcionario — a senior / high-ranking official
- un funcionario de la presidencia — a presidential aide
2(de una organización internacional)member of staffstaff memberes funcionario de la ONU — he's a UN member of staff
3(de una empresa, un banco)employee
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