Definition of Official. Meaning of Official. Synonyms of Official

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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"...
- territories where English is an official language—that is, a language used in citizen interactions with government officials. As of 2019[update], there were...
- An official residence is the residence of a head of state, head of government, governor, religious leader, leaders of international organizations, or other...
- The Official Charts Company (previously known as the Chart Information Network (CIN) and The Official UK Charts Company) is a British inter-professional...
- which revolves around a celebrity or public figure. These sites can be official (endorsed by the celebrity) or fan-made (run by a fan or fans of the celebrity...
- Official numbers are ship identifier numbers ****igned to merchant ships by their country of registration. Each country developed its own official numbering...
- The Official Finnish Charts (Finnish: Suomen virallinen lista, Swedish: Finlands officiella lista) are national record charts in Finland compiled and published...
- scholar-officials, also known as literati, scholar-gentlemen or scholar-bureaucrats (Chinese: 士大夫; pinyin: shì dàfū), were government officials and prestigious...
- 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...