How to use "sinecure" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "sinecure" in popular movie and book plots

  • The result is that there is now a 'scrub woman' whose duties are a sinecure although the wages are high, and the future of the 'little mother' and her baby are assured".  - The Little Mother
  • Under a cloud again, Zen thinks he has found himself a backwater sinecure in Naples, where he can coast towards retirement.  - Cosi Fan Tutti
  • Napoleon having escaped from Elba, Richard Sharpe leaves his farm in Normandy to rejoin the British Army, and is created a Lieutenant Colonel of a Dutch-Belgian cavalry regiment, a sinecure to give him standing as one of the Prince of Orange's staff officers.  - Sharpe's Waterloo (novel)
  • He is received by the Prince Regent (the later King George IV), who makes him a knight of the Order of the Bath and a Colonel of Marines (a sinecure providing worthy officers with extra income).  - Flying Colours (novel)
  • She falls in love with her narcissistic flatmate Bruce, meets the intriguing and opinionated anthropologist Domenica MacDonald and her friend Angus, and works at an art gallery for Matthew, who was given the gallery as a sinecure position by his wealthy father.  - 44 Scotland Street
  • Since one of Cutter's customers needs repeated trips to Australia, and since his Asian staff are not welcome in White Australia, Cutter sets up a forward base in the idyllic island of Bali, and assigns Shaklin to head the operations there, more as a sinecure than anything.  - Round the Bend (novel)
  • Blake's "job" is a sinecure working at a shady investment firm run by a slick con artist named Jabo (Joe Spinell) and he does very little actual work.  - Stay Hungry
  • Eddy runs her own PR firm, and Patsy holds a sinecure position at a top British fashion magazine.  - Absolutely Fabulous

Meaning of "sinecure" in English

  • an office that involves minimal duties
  • a benefice to which no spiritual or pastoral duties are attached

Meaning of "sinecure" in Hindi

  • सुखदायक ( Sukhadayak, sukhadaayak)

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