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officiary

[uh-fish-ee-er-ee] /əˈfɪʃ iˌɛr i/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or derived from an office, as a title.
2.
having a title or rank derived from an office, as a dignitary.
Origin of officiary
1605-1615
1605-15; < Latin offici(um) office + -ary
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officiary

/əˈfɪʃɪərɪ/
noun (pl) -aries
1.
a body of officials
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or derived from office
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