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An employee or assistant who serves in a wide range of capacities.
[Medieval Latin factōtum : Latin fac, imperative of facere, to do; see dhē- in Indo-European roots + Latin tōtum, everything, from neuter of tōtus, all; see teutā- in Indo-European roots.]
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a person employed to do all kinds of work
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from Latin fac! do! + tōtum, from tōtus (adj) all]
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an assistant who takes on a wide range of tasks and responsibilities.
[1560–70; < Medieval Latin, = Latin fac make, do (imperative of facere) + tōtum, neuter of tōtus all]
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a general assistant, engaged to do all varieties of work.See also: Occupations
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|Noun||1.||factotum - a servant employed to do a variety of jobs|
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noun Man Friday or Girl Friday, handyman, jack of all trades, odd job man, maid of all work, odd-jobber, man of all work I was a sort of office boy and a general factotum.
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děvče pro všechno
factotum[fækˈtəʊtəm] N → factótum mf
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n → Faktotum nt
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factotum[fækˈtəʊtəm] n → factotum m/f inv
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