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Peon

An unskilled worker. The term has a highly negative connotation.
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Joint registrar in the co- operative department, Shakeel Ahmad, said though as per rules peons are not entitled to run branches, but in the absence of proper staff there was no alternative left.
Pratap, the peon, who took me to the office through the rain-filled streets that day, has retired.
Instead, Haynes points out that the peons are, in fact, on the receiving end of the decisions of exactly those highly effective people and the folks who decide to move other people's cheese: They're so much cannon fodder for the field generals who prosecute corporate wars.
When we recall that the bodies of murdered debt peons were found in Middle Georgia's Alcovy, South, and Yellow Rivers, the "poor rivers" in Toomer's recast spiritual become suggestively unmetaphorical.
There are 1912 teachers and 956 peons working in various communal schools across FATA, the less developed area which have the lowest literacy rate in the country.
If the executive passes the creation of these posts for joint secretaries, it would mean building four new rooms for them and employing four peons," one quipped.
Maybe these little princesses will feel cheated by the real world; this real world where we are all just peons.
In a period when radicals on the coast were denouncing the landlordism of the highlands, Cuzco elites asserted that they were blameless; the abuses came from newcomers (gamonales) who administered the lands (and the Indian peons on them) in immoral ways.
The peons of federal secretariat who take away eatables from canteens said that senior officers or officers of the admin got better food while other staff got unwashed salad and other eatables.
Islamabad police also called back those peons, which were serving to police inspectors.
Many of us lowly peons are scratching our heads asking, is it that hard to add two plus two?
Tenders are invited for Annual Contract for inviting registered agency for engaging of Semiskilled out sourcedpersons 05 nos (02 nos for IT Nanded for the work of Data Entry Operator for office working hours & 03 nos for control room o clock (Telephone operators)& Unskilled out sourced persons o8 nosworking for peons at various sections under Nanded Zone