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Definition of Official

Official
Official Of*fi"cial, a. [L. officialis: cf. F. officiel. See Office, and cf. Official, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to an office or public trust; as, official duties, or routine. That, in the official marks invested, you Anon do meet the senate. --Shak. 2. Derived from the proper office or officer, or from the proper authority; made or communicated by virtue of authority; as, an official statement or report. 3. (Pharm.) Approved by authority; sanctioned by the pharmacop[oe]ia; appointed to be used in medicine; as, an official drug or preparation. Cf. Officinal. 4. Discharging an office or function. [Obs.] The stomach and other parts official unto nutrition. --Sir T. Browne.

Meaning of Official from wikipedia

- An official is someone who holds an office (function or mandate, regardless whether it carries an actual working space with it) in an organization or government...
- An official language, also called state language, is a language given a special status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction. Typically...
- French is an official language in 29 independent nations. The following is a list of sovereign states and territories where French is an official or de facto...
- There are various official languages in India at the state/territory level. However, there is no national language in India. Article 343(1) of the Indian...
- In basketball, an official (usually called a referee) enforces the rules and maintains order in the game. The title of official also applies to the scorers...
- The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry...
- An official residence is the residence at which a nation's head of state, head of government, governor, religious leader, leaders of international organizations...
- Official Journal may refer to the public journal of several nations and other political organizations: Belgian Official Journal Journal Officiel de la...
- Kokushi (国司, also read Kuni no t****sa) were officials in Cl****ical ****an sent from the central government to oversee a province from around the 8th century...
- The following is a list of countries where Spanish is an official language, plus a number of countries where Spanish, or any language closely related to...
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