official

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (recognized)
a. oficial
French is the official language of France.El francés es el idioma oficial de Francia.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (profession)
a. el funcionario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la funcionaria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We've spoken with an anonymous official from City Hall who told us about the corruption.Hemos hablado con un funcionario anónimo del ayuntamiento que nos contó sobre la corrupción.
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official
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in public sector)
a. el funcionario(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la funcionario(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (in trade union)
a. el representante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la representante
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (general)
a. oficial
Official Secrets Act≃ ley de secretos oficiales or de Estado
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official [əˈfɪʃəl]
adjective
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 (m) or vías (f) oficiales; to do sth through (the) official channels hacer algo por los conductos or vías oficiales
for official use only solo para uso oficial
in official circles it is written in an official style
noun
(in civil service) funcionarioafuncionaria (m) (f);a funcionaria (elsewhere) oficial (m)
government official funcionarioafuncionaria (m) (f) del estado;a funcionaria trade union official representante (m) sindical
modifier
official receiver (n) síndico (m)
Official Secrets Act (n) (Britain) ley relativa a los secretos de Estado
official strike (n) huelga (f) oficial
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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