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officious

adjective uk   /əˈfɪʃ.əs/ disapproving us  
too eager to tell people what to do and having too high an opinion of your own importance: He's an officious little man and widely disliked in the company.
officiously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
officiousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Traducciones de “officious”
en chino (tradicionál) 愛指手畫腳的,愛發號施令的, 自以為是的…
en chino (simplificado) 爱指手画脚的,爱发号施令的, 自以为是的…
(Definition of officious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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