[ uh-fish-ee-er-ee ]
/ əˈfɪʃ iˌɛr i /
pertaining to or derived from an office, as a title.
having a title or rank derived from an office, as a dignitary.
Words nearby officiary
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Examples from the Web for officiary
As a result, the officiary was reorganized, no longer as a camp meeting but as an Assembly Board.The Story of Chautauqua|Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
These constituted the officiary and were members of the Foundry Quarterly Conference.
British Dictionary definitions for officiary
/ (əˈfɪʃɪərɪ) /
noun plural -aries
a body of officials
of, relating to, or derived from office
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