- adj. 官方的；正式的；公务的
- n. 官员；公务员
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- official (n.)
- early 14c., from Old French oficial "law officer; bishop's representative" (12c.) and directly from Late Latin officialis "attendant to a magistrate, public official," noun use of officialis (adj.) "of or belonging to duty, service, or office" (see official (adj.)). Meaning "person in charge of some public work or duty" first recorded 1550s.
- official (adj.)
- late 14c., "performing a service; required by duty," from Old French oficial "official; main, principal" (14c., Modern French officiel) or directly from Late Latin officialis "of or belonging to duty, service, or office," from Latin officium (see office). Meaning "pertaining to an office or official position" is from c. 1600.
- 1. You simply can't get a ticket through official channels.
- 2. The official number of people carrying the AIDS virus is low.
- 3. There was never an official institution of censorship in Albania.
- 4. Official speeches in recent days have been larded with promises of democracy.
- 5. A senior White House official said the agreement is close.
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