Translation of "official" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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officialadjective

uk /əˈfɪʃ.əl/ us /əˈfɪʃ.əl/

C2 relating to a position of responsibility

官員的;公職的;公務的
He visited China in his official capacity as America's trade representative. 他以美方貿易代表的身份訪問了中國。
Number Ten Downing Street is the British prime minister's official residence. 唐寧街10號是英國首相的官邸。
Opposite

B2 agreed to or arranged by people in positions of authority

官方的;正式的
the official photos of the president's tour of India 首相印度之行的官方照片刊登在該雜誌上。
The Queen will attend the official opening of the theatre in June. 女王將在6月份參加這家劇院的正式落成典禮。
There is to be an official inquiry into the incident. 官方將調查這一事件。

C2 If a piece of information is official, it has been announced publicly with authority.

公開的;公佈的;據官方的
Their engagement is now official. 他們訂婚一事現在已經公開了。
Inflation has fallen below two percent, and that's official. 通貨膨脹率已經降至2%以下,這是官方公佈的數據。

More examples

  • Before buying a pram, make sure that it conforms to the official safety standards.
  • The president's official visit marks the start of a more fraternal relationship between the two countries.
  • The rebels regard the official parliament as illegitimate.
  • Several eyewitnesses' accounts differed considerably from the official version of events.
  • The remit of this official inquiry is to investigate the reasons for the accident.

officialnoun [ C ]

uk /əˈfɪʃ.əl/ us /əˈfɪʃ.əl/

C2 a person who has a position of responsibility in an organization

官員;要員;高級職員
a government/trade-union/council official 政府官員/工會要員/市政會官員

More examples

  • The whole system was corrupt - every official she approached wanted money before helping her.
  • An official from the Department of Health will be inspecting the restaurant this afternoon.
  • The customs official beckoned the woman to his counter.
  • The information was given by a Vatican official.
  • Senior government officials will be attending a meeting tomorrow.

(Translation of “official” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)