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 Meanings and Examples of OFFICIAL
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official
 a.  relating to an authority or public body and its duties, actions, and responsibilities
Classic Sentence: (203 in 14 pages)
1  In a word, he was always a gentleman of excellent manners, and every official in the place felt pleased when he saw him enter the door.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I
2  Either the climate hindered operations or the materials used were of the kind which prevents official edifices from ever rising higher than the basement.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
3  He was unused to receiving visitors, and for the moment conceived the new arrival to be a Government official, sent to question him concerning an abortive society to which he had formerly belonged.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I
4  The latter, on appearing, was seen to have the air, half of a peasant, half of an official.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
5  Clerical pens slaved, and brains skilled in legal casus toiled; for each official had the artist's liking for the curved line in preference to the straight.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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6  Portfolio in hand, this official stood waiting respectfully.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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7  They are more likely to listen to a plain man than to an official.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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8  The young men started living together in one set of rooms, under the remote supervision of a cousin on their mother's side, Ilya Kolyazin, an official of high rank.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
9  Meanwhile Nikolai Petrovitch had already, in his parents' lifetime and to their no slight chagrin, had time to fall in love with the daughter of his landlord, a petty official, Prepolovensky.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
10  Matvy Ilyitch received Arkady with the good-nature, we might even call it playfulness, characteristic of the enlightened higher official.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
11  The following means, among others, is in great vogue, 'is quite a favourite,' as the English say; a high official suddenly ceases to understand the simplest words, assuming total deafness.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
12  Matvy Ilyitch was a higher official all the same, though he was reckoned a liberal.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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13  She talked with equal ease to her partner and to the grand official, softly turned her head and eyes, and twice laughed softly.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
14  I was lying when I said just now that I was a spiteful official.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
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15  I, for instance, genuinely despised my official work and did not openly abuse it simply because I was in it myself and got a salary for it.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
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Example Sentence: (208 in 14 pages)
16  The Irish Premier is paying an official visit to Britain.
17  He made an official visit to Tokyo in March.
18  Kings and queens wear crowns at official ceremonies.
19  The customs official beckoned the woman to his counter.
20  English became the official language for business in spite of the fact that the population was largely Chinese.
21  You'd better declare the camera to the official.
22  An official decree invalidated the vote in the capital.
23  Halim flashed his official card, and managed to get hold of a soldier to guard the Land Rover.
24  Taking her with me on official occasions has been a challenge.
25  The conference gave its official sanction to the change of policy.
26  He emphasized that he was speaking as a private citizen, not in any official capacity.
27  Under the law, every citizen has access to their official records.
28  The mayor presented him with a gold medal at an official city reception.
29  Despite official denials, the rumours still persist.
30  The official report basically exonerated everyone.