Bedeutung von “official” — Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /əˈfɪʃəl/
Extra Examples
He lodged an official complaint against those responsible.There will be an official inquiry into the train crash.His account of the accident contradicts the official government report.He requested to see the official copies of the document.There has been no official response from the government.

B2 approved by the government or someone in authority:

the official language of Singapore
an official document
JOB [ always before noun ]

relating to the duties of someone in a position of authority:

the official residence of the ambassador
an official visit

known by the public:

It's official - they're getting married!
NOT TRUE [ always before noun ]

An official explanation or statement is one that is given, but which may not be true:

The official reason for the delay is bad weather.
→ Opposite unofficial
officially adverb

The new hospital was officially opened yesterday.

(Definition von “official adjective” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)