officiary
I. noun (plural -aries) Etymology: Medieval Latin officiarius Date: 1611 1. officer, official 2. a body of officers or officials II. adjective Date: 1612 connected with, derived from, or having a title or rank by virtue of holding an office <
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  • officiary — ☆ officiary [ə fish′ē er΄ē] n. pl. officiaries [ML officiarius ] a group of officials adj. connected with or resulting from the holding of an office …   English World dictionary

  • officiary — I. shēˌerē, ri noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin officiarius more at officer 1. : officer, official 2. : a body of officers or officials …   Useful english dictionary

  • officiary — /euh fish ee er ee/, adj. 1. pertaining to or derived from an office, as a title. 2. having a title or rank derived from an office, as a dignitary. [1605 15; < L offici(um) OFFICE + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • officiary — É™ fɪʃɪerɪ / ʃərɪ adj. official, formal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • officiary — of·fi·ci·ary …   English syllables

  • officiary — of•fi•ci•ar•y [[t]əˈfɪʃ iˌɛr i[/t]] adj. 1) pertaining to or derived from an office, as a title 2) having a title or rank derived from an office, as a dignitary • Etymology: 1605–15; < L offici(um) office+ ary …   From formal English to slang

  • officiary — /əˈfɪʃjəri/ (say uh fishyuhree), /əˈfɪʃəri/ (say uh fishuhree) adjective 1. relating to or derived from an office, as a title. 2. having a title or rank derived from an office, as a dignitary. {Medieval Latin officiārius} …   Australian English dictionary

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