1. adjective
1) (of or concerning a position of authority: official powers; official uniform.) oficial
2) (done or confirmed by people in authority etc: the official result of the race.) oficial

2. noun
(a person who holds a position of authority: a government official.) funcionario, oficial
official1 adj oficial
the president's official residence la residencia oficial del presidente
official2 n oficial / representante
a United Nations official un representante de las Naciones Unidas
1 (gen) oficial
official residence residencia oficial
1 funcionario,-a, oficial nombre masulino o femenino
party official representante del partido
official [ə'fɪʃəl] adj
: oficial
officially adv
official n
: funcionario m, -ria f; oficial mf
autorizado, -a adj.
formal adj.
funcionario (Gobierno) adj.
oficial adj.
titular adj.
funcionario s.m.
oficial s.m.
oficial público s.m.

I ə'fɪʃəl
adjective oficial

the election will be in March and that's official — las elecciones serán en marzo: está confirmado

noun (government official) funcionario, -ria m,f del Estado or gobierno; (party/union official) dirigente mf (del partido/sindicato)
ADJ oficial

is that official? — ¿es oficial?, ¿se ha confirmado eso oficialmente?

it's official: working mothers are stressed — está confirmado: las madres que trabajan están estresadas

the phone was answered by an official sounding voice — una voz con un tono oficioso contestó el teléfono

official channels — conductos mpl or vías fpl oficiales

to do sth through (the) official channels — hacer algo por los conductos or vías oficiales

for official use only — solo para uso oficial

N (in civil service) funcionario(-a) m / f ; (elsewhere) oficial mf

government official — funcionario(-a) m / f del estado

trade union official — representante mf sindical


official receiver N — síndico m

Official Secrets Act N(Brit) ley relativa a los secretos de Estado

official strike N — huelga f oficial

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I [ə'fɪʃəl]
adjective oficial

the election will be in March and that's official — las elecciones serán en marzo: está confirmado

noun (government official) funcionario, -ria m,f del Estado or gobierno; (party/union official) dirigente mf (del partido/sindicato)

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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