After four years studying and working every conceivable station at the Savoy Hotel in Melbourne, I was officially a chef.
As if on cue, the buzzing of helicopters filled the sky—the president had officially arrived in Ramallah.
They had still not been officially charged with a crime, but investigators said they were moving closer to an indictment.
Somehow, this did not endear Lonegan to voters, and Booker officially entered the Senate on Oct. 31st.
A "white only" policy was only officially repealed in the early 1970s.
Potatoes should be used, or blocks of wood are officially permissible.
I haven't notified anyone of my intentions yet—not officially.
No Socialist propaganda is officially carried on by the trade unions, but as quite 75 per cent.
Is it officially, as the Painter-Etchers' President, that you pry about the town?
At the time of his death he was officially credited with eighty victories.
early 14c., from Old French oficial "law officer; bishop's representative" (12c.) and directly from Late Latin officialis "attendant to a magistrate, public official," noun use of officialis (adj.) "of or belonging to duty, service, or office" (see official (adj.)). Meaning "person in charge of some public work or duty" first recorded 1550s.
late 14c., "performing a service; required by duty," from Old French oficial "official; main, principal" (14c., Modern French officiel) or directly from Late Latin officialis "of or belonging to duty, service, or office," from Latin officium (see office). Meaning "pertaining to an office or official position" is from c.1600.
official of·fi·cial (ə-fĭsh'əl)
Authorized by or contained in the U.S. Pharmacopoeia or National Formulary. Used of drugs.