Definition for word official.

Official Of*fi"cial, a. [L. officialis: cf. F. officiel. See Office, and cf. Official, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to an office or public trust; as, official duties, or routine. That, in the official marks invested, you Anon do meet the senate. --Shak. 2. Derived from the proper office or officer, or from the proper authority; made or communicated by virtue of authority; as, an official statement or report. 3. (Pharm.) Approved by authority; sanctioned by the pharmacop[oe]ia; appointed to be used in medicine; as, an official drug or preparation. Cf. Officinal. 4. Discharging an office or function. [Obs.] The stomach and other parts official unto nutrition. --Sir T. Browne.

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- based on recommendations from prominent aristocrat s and local officials whilst recommended individuals were predominantly of aristocratic
- a state religion (also called an official religion, established church or state church) is a religious body or creed officially endorsed
- in american football , an official is a person who has responsibility in enforcing the rules and maintaining the order of the game.
- captain is suspected of wrongdoing, but merely that the circumstances surrounding the loss of the ship be made part of the official record.

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