Mandarinate definitions

mandərināt
The office or position of a mandarin.
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Government by mandarins.
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The collective body of officials (mandarins) or persons of rank in historical China.
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A political form of rule by mandarins.
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A governing group of mandarins.
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Any elite group.
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The status of holding a position as a mandarin.
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(figuratively) A type of government marked by excessive bureaucracy and Byzantine regulations.
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Origin of mandarinate

mandarin +"Ž -ate