co-of·​fic·​ial ˌkō-ə-ˈfi-shəl How to pronounce co-official (audio)
: jointly official
Nationalists called on the French central government to give the language co-official status with French.Elizabeth Bryant

Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of co-official was in 1891

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“Co-official.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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