noun, plural ap·pa·rat·chiks; Russian ap·pa·rat·chi·ki [uh-puh-raht-chyi-kyee]. /ʌ pʌˈrɑt tʃyɪ kyi/.
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Or maybe Alibaba is doing what other companies are doing in China: gagging itself and its customers to appease the apparatchiks.
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As he gets his feet wet at City Hall, he's likely to rely on Daley apparatchiks and influential donors for guidance.
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