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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...
- nations where French is an official language. The following is a list of sovereign states and territories where French is an official or de facto language....
- An IBA official ****tail is one of many ****tails selected by the International Bartenders ****ociation (IBA) for use in the annual World ****tail Competition...
- The Constitution of India designates the official language of the Government of India as Hindi written in the Devanagari script, as well as English. There...
- An official language is a language given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction. Typically a country's official language...
- A government gazette (official gazette, official journal, official newspaper, official monitor or official bulletin) is a periodical publication that has...
- The Queen's Official Birthday, or the King's Official Birthday, is the selected day in some Commonwealth realms on which the birthday of the monarch is...
- An official residence is the residence at which a nation's head of state, head of government, governor, religious leader, leaders of international organizations...
- of the sport, including sportsmanship decisions such as ejection. The official tasked with this job may be known, in addition to referee, by a variety...
- The Official Irish Republican Army or Official IRA (OIRA) was an Irish republican paramilitary group whose goal was to remove Northern Ireland from the...
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