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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 is a language given a special status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction. Typically the term "official language"...
- An official residence is the residence of nation's head of state, head of government, governor, religious leader, leaders of international organizations...
- territories where English is an official language—that is, a language used in citizen interactions with government officials. As of 2019[update], there were...
- Kokushi (国司, also read Kuni no t****sa) were officials in classical ****an sent from the central government to oversee a province from around the 8th century...
- mentions that, "The official language of the Union shall be Hindi in Devanagari script. The form of numerals to be used for the official purposes of the Union...
- The Official Story (Spanish: La historia oficial) is a 1985 Argentine drama historical film directed by Luis Puenzo and written by Puenzo and Aída Bortnik...
- 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...
- scholar-officials, also known as literati, scholar-gentlemen or scholar-bureaucrats (Chinese: 士大夫; pinyin: shì dàfū), were government officials and prestigious...
- An official script is a writing system that is specifically designated to be official in the constitutions or other applicable laws of countries, states...