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Definitions of officially

  1. with official authorization; "the club will be formally recognized" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. By the proper officer. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. By authority; by virtue of an office. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for officially

  1. And the thought that he represented officially the Government of the United States, restored much of their waning confidence in themselves. – A Voyage with Captain Dynamite by Charles Edward Rich
  2. But the Washington of 1841, when Mr. Webster took the post which is officially the first in the society of the capital and of the country, was a very odd sort of place, and widely different from what it is to- day. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge