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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 residence is the residence of a head of state, head of government, governor, religious leader, leaders of international organizations, or other...
- An official language is a language having certain rights to be used in defined situations. These rights can be created in written form or by historic usage...
- A website (also written as a web site) is a collection of web pages and related content that is identified by a common domain name and published on at...
- The Official Charts Company (previously known as the Chart Information Network (CIN) and The Official UK Charts Company, legally known as The Official UK...
- In tennis, an official is a person who ensures that a match or tournament is conducted according to the International Tennis Federation Rules of Tennis...
- in the order of their admission to the Union, and the date given is the official establishment date set by Act of Congress. For further details, see List...
- Official Hige Dandism (Official髭男dism, stylized as Official HIGE DANdism), commonly abbreviated Higedan (ヒゲダン), is a ****anese pop band formed in Shimane...
- The Official Finnish Charts (Finnish: Suomen virallinen lista; Swedish: Finlands officiella lista) are national record charts in Finland compiled and published...
- 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...