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apparat (ap-uh-RAT, ah-puh-RAT) noun
Structure, mechanism, etc. of an organization, especially a political one.
[From Russian apparat, from German, from Latin apparatus (equipment).]
"Alice (Mahon) has no intention of handing her seat on to a miserable
lackey of the hated apparat."
"That seemed destined to change after the Second Vatican Council of 1962-65,
which relaxed the grip of the papal apparat and elevated the importance of
We have met the enemy and he is us. -Walt Kelly, cartoonist (1913-1973)