Functionary Sentence Examples

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  • The president of this tribunal is the highest legal functionary in Belgium.

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  • His ancient place is now occupied by a new functionary, no longer acting as arbiter, but concentrating the forces of the triumphant party.

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  • This functionary is first formally mentioned under Leo X.(1513-1521) in the proceedings in connexion with the canonization of St Lorenzo Giustiniani.

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  • The 'Ulema form a powerful corporation, whose head, the Sheik-ul-Islam, ranks as a state functionary almost co-equal with the grand vizier.

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  • Ultimately it became necessary to forego even the pretence of maintaining relations of friendship, and the British functionary at that time, Captain Macleod, was withdrawn in 1840 altogether from a country where his continuance would have been but a mockery.

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  • His adherents rallied round the .vestiarius Theophylact, a powerful Roman functionary, and his wife Theodora.

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  • In his absence the administration was entrusted to a justiciar, a regent or lieutenant of the kingdom; and the convenience being once ascertained of having a minister who could in the whole kingdom represent the king, as the sheriff did in the shire, the justiciar became a permanent functionary."

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  • Johns, however, is disposed to regard him as a distinct functionary.

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  • By revisers elected annually the Riksdag controls the finances of the kingdom, and by an official (justitieombudsman) elected in the same way the administration of justice is controlled; he can indict any functionary of the state who has abused his power.

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  • The guardian of a shrine is called mutavali, or, if the shrine is an important one with much property and many attendants, mutavali-bashi, and is not necessarily an ecclesiastic, for instance, the guardianship of the great shrine of Imam Reza in Meshed is generally given to a high court functionary or minister as a reward for long services to the state.

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  • This functionary, alarmed at th near approach of the Persians, fled to Peshawar.

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  • It was rather, indeed, the conveyance into private hands of the authority of a public functionary.

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  • As a wise trade union functionary, he said the widest possible debate was always desirable.

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  • With him were arrested his second in command and a high police functionary.

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  • The clerk who had rescued Petya was talking to a functionary about the priests who were officiating that day with the bishop.

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  • There are many examples in both books and on the Internet of functionary summary resumes.

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  • The king, in fact, both in Greece and in Rome, was the acting head of the state religion, and when the regal power came to an end his sacred functions were not transferred to the ordinary priests, but either they were distributed among high officers of state, as archons and prytanes, or the title of " king " was still preserved as that of a religious functionary, as in the case of the rex sacrorum at Rome and the archon basileus at Athens.

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  • He is now the only judicial functionary privileged to wear the collar of SS.

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