nonofficial

adjective
non·of·fi·cial | \ ˌnän-ə-ˈfi-shəl , -ō- \

Definition of nonofficial 

: not official : not relating to, proceeding from, or approved by officials : unofficial nonofficial reports nonofficial members

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Pruitt's use of his subordinates to perform nonofficial duties has already caused upheaval within the agency. chicagotribune.com, "EPA's Scott Pruitt enlisted security detail in picking up dry cleaning, moisturizing lotion," 7 June 2018 Hupp was not the only EPA employee enlisted to perform nonofficial tasks. Juliet Eilperin, BostonGlobe.com, "EPA chief Pruitt enlisted aide to help his wife explore becoming a Chick-fil-A franchisee," 5 June 2018 Hupp was not the only EPA employee enlisted to perform nonofficial tasks. chicagotribune.com, "Scott Pruitt enlisted an EPA aide to help his wife find a job — at Chick-fil-A," 5 June 2018 Hupp was not the only EPA employee enlisted to perform nonofficial tasks. The Washington Post, NOLA.com, "Scott Pruitt enlisted an EPA aide to help his wife find a job - at Chick-fil-A," 5 June 2018 Hupp was not the only EPA employee enlisted to perform nonofficial tasks. Author: Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis, Josh Dawsey, Anchorage Daily News, "Scott Pruitt enlisted an EPA aide to help his wife find a job – at Chick-fil-A," 5 June 2018 Whether truthful or misleading, a state gains plausible deniability by characterizing its nationals as nonofficial military personnel, using such terms as contractors, mercenaries, privateers or volunteers. Austin Carson, Washington Post, "Russia and the U.S. just defused a potential crisis in Syria — and showed us how to back away from a war," 20 Feb. 2018 Then, as now, the argument that a sitting president can’t be sued in a civil case for nonofficial actions was rejected. Linda Feldmann, The Christian Science Monitor, "New players in D.C. scandals: Women who refuse to be shamed," 26 Mar. 2018 And then, in the coup de grace, a New York judge ruled Zervos's defamation suit against Trump could proceed and that a sitting president can be sued in state court for nonofficial acts. Aaron Blake, Washington Post, "3 women. 1 day. 3 growing predicaments for Trump.," 21 Mar. 2018

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1833, in the meaning defined above

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nonofficial

adjective
non·of·fi·cial | \ -ə-ˈfish-əl \

Medical Definition of nonofficial 

: unofficial especially : not described in the current United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary and never having been described therein — compare official

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