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sinecure
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
a paid position that involves minimal duties
  • After confessing to these things they had been pardoned, reinstated in the Party, and given posts which were in fact sinecures but which sounded important.
    p. 75.9
  • He even had a job, a sinecure, more highly-paid than his old job had been.
    p. 289.1

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