Meaning of “official language” in the English Dictionary


"official language" in Business English

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official languagenoun [ C ]

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GOVERNMENT the language or one of the languages that is accepted by a country's government, is taught in schools, used in the courts of law, etc.:

English is the official language and government must do its business in English.

(Definition of “official language” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)