the class or entire body of officials; officials as a whole.
the position or domain of officials.

1860–65; official + -dom Unabridged
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officialdom (əˈfɪʃəldəm)
1.  the outlook or behaviour of officials, esp those rigidly adhering to regulations; bureaucracy
2.  officials or bureaucrats collectively

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Example sentences
It seems they have been seconded by officialdom and taken to an unknown
West didn't say anything that baseball officialdom hasn't said for years.
Liang also demonstrated to officialdom that they need not view the mere
  existence of citizen groups as an outright threat.
Officialdom and much of the population treats minorities either with suspicion
  or as colorful tourist attractions.
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