Translation of "official" - English-Turkish dictionary


adjective uk us /əˈfɪʃəl/

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

herkesçe bilinen, malum
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.

(beyanat, bildiri) resmî
The official reason for the delay is bad weather.
→ Opposite unofficial
officially adverb

resmî olarak
The new hospital was officially opened yesterday.

(Translation of “official adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)