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official

adjective

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ordered or allowed by those in authority
  • the official languages for those Olympic Games were French and English

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official

noun

Synonyms of official (Entry 2 of 2)

a person who holds a public office
  • some of our best public officials do their jobs quietly and are never in the news

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The first known use of official was in the 14th century

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“Official.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/officially. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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