Origin of official
Can be confusedofficial officious
Examples from the Web for official
Whatever the FBI says, the truthers will create alternative hypotheses that try to challenge the ‘official story.’
There is a long history of official anti-clericalism in Mexico, but the atmosphere in Tierra Caliente goes far beyond that.
Apart from the video, the Saraya Al-Khorasani group has made no official declaration that it is linked to Taghavi.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq|IranWire|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She vowed to repay the money—no official word, however, on whether she ever did that.
Boehner was unanimously selected by the conference as its official nominee for speaker in the coming Congress.
No officer of the Italian government was to enter the Lateran or Vatican palaces upon any official mission.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe|James Harvey Robinson
"In Caesar's name," repeated the official, who had been selected for the duty of reading the Imperial message.Serapis, Complete|Georg Ebers
The official evidently was telling Argo something of importance.Tarrano the Conqueror|Raymond King Cummings
This king despatched a return embassy to Fu-nan and his ambassadors met there an official sent by the Emperor of China.
The Official Board decided in favor of the School, and an alienation of feeling was the result.Thirty Years in the Itinerancy|Wesson Gage Miller