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English definition of “official”

official

noun [C]  /əˈfɪʃ·əl/ us  
a person who has a position of responsibility in an organization: a senior official

official

adjective  /əˈfɪʃ·əl/ us  
connected with or arranged by someone in a position of responsibility: an official announcement
officially
adverb  /əˈfɪʃ·ə·li/ us  
The name of the new director will be officially announced in June.
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