Official

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Definition: Official


Official


What is the dictionary definition of Official?

Dictionary Definition


  1. adj. referring to an act, document or anything sanctioned or authorized by a public official or public agency. The term can also apply to an organizational act or product which is authorized by the organization, such as an Official Boy Scout knife or emblem, an official warranty, membership card or set of rules.
  2. n. a public officer or governmental employee who is empowered to exercise judgment.
  3. n. an officer of a corporation or business.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Official. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 30, 2021 https://payrollheaven.com/define/official/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Official. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/official/ (accessed: November 30, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Official. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved November 30, 2021, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/official/

Definition Sources


Definitions for Official are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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