official

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[əˈfɪʃ(ə)l], (Adjective)

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- relating to an authority or public body and its activities and responsibilities
(e.g: the prime minister's official engagements)


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Middle English (originally as a noun): via Old French from Latin officialis, from officium (see office)


[əˈfɪʃ(ə)l], (Noun)

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- a person holding public office or having official duties, especially as a representative of an organization or government department
(e.g: a union official)


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