What you mean by official?

What you mean by official?

An official is someone who holds an office (function or mandate, regardless whether it carries an actual working space with it) in an organization or government and participates in the exercise of authority, (either their own or that of their superior and/or employer, public or legally private).

How do you spell official in English?

Definition of official

  1. 1 : of or relating to an office, position, or trust official duties official documents.
  2. 2 : holding an office : having authority the president’s official representative.
  3. 4 : befitting or characteristic of a person in office extended an official greeting official condolences.

What is the correct spelling of officially?

How Do You Spell OFFICIALLY? Correct spelling for the English word “officially” is [əfˈɪʃə͡lˌi], [əfˈɪʃə‍lˌi], [ə_f_ˈɪ_ʃ_əl_ˌi] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

What word is spelled wrong?

1. Riddle: What word is spelled wrong in the dictionary? Answer: Wrong.

Do Canadians spell Colour with u?

If you’re from any of the Commonwealth countries, use colour. If English is not your first language, use the spelling you were taught. If you’re writing for Americans, use the spelling they prefer. If you’re writing something for Brits, Australians, or Canadians, use the spelling they prefer.

Why do Canadians add u to Colour?

Canadian spelling keeps the ‘u’ in words like honour, colour and valour. Americans don’t. Chalk it up to being efficient and such. Canada switched over to the metric system decades ago, while the U.S. is one of the few countries that still use the imperial system.

Why is color spelled two different ways?

Color is the spelling used in the United States. It entered Middle English through the Anglo-Norman colur, which was a version of the Old French colour. The current difference in spelling between the American and British variants is credited to (or occasionally blamed on) Noah Webster, the American lexicographer.

How do you spell British accent?

What people commonly describe as a “British accent” is actually called “received pronunciation”. This term describes “the standard accent of Standard English” and is generally spoken in the south of England.

Is S or Z English?

Some words in British English use “s” where “z” is used in American English. However, usage of the “z” can also be occasionally seen in British English, in words such as “citizen”.

Should I use S or Z?

Yes, generations of readers and writers have grown up being used to reading realise with an s. But as either version is accepted there, and in America only one is, statistically the z wins. The Oxford University Press uses -ize endings in their style guide, but the Guardian does not.

Why do Americans use Z for S?

Many American words replace the “s” used in British spelling with a “z” for words such as “realize,” “apologize” and “cozy.” Using a “z” instead of an “s” makes more sense because we pronounce these words with a “z” sound.