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ex officio

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adverb or adjective ex of·fi·cio \ˌek-sə-ˈfi-shē-ˌō, -sē-\

Simple Definition of ex officio

  • : because of your job, office, or position

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ex officio

  1. :  by virtue or because of an office <the Vice President serves ex officio as president of the Senate>

Origin and Etymology of ex officio

Late Latin


First Known Use: 1533


Law Dictionary

ex officio

play
adverb or adjective ex of·fic·io \ˈeks-ə-ˈfi-shē-ō, -sē-ō\

Legal Definition of ex officio

  1. :  by virtue or because of an office <the Vice President serves ex officio as president of the Senate> <an ex officio member of the board>



Origin and Etymology of ex officio

Late Latin


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