Translation of "official" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /əˈfɪʃ.əl/

relating to a position of responsibility

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 unofficial

agreed to or arranged by people in positions of authority

The official photos of the prime minister's tour of India are in the magazine. 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。

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

Their engagement is now official. 他們訂婚一事現在已經公開了。
Inflation has fallen below 2%, 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。

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