officially officially  /ə ˈfɪ ʃə li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in an official role
  2. (adv) with official authorization

Usage(s):

  1. And while he grew up in an officially atheist country, he is a believer and often reads from a Bible that he keeps on his state plane.
  2. The church was officially skeptical.
  3. Bao Xishun, 57 years old, measures close to 7 feet 9 inches officially, Guinness has him at 2.

News

  1. Samsung officially announces Galaxy S4 Zoom with 16MP camera, 10x optical zoom

    Coming in just after a Russian site managed to review the device , Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S4 Zoom. Combining a fully featured Android 4.2.2 Galaxy phone (basically a Galaxy S4 Mini ) with a 16MP point-and-shoot, it brings a 10x optical zoom lens to bear -- the first phone to do so. On the phone side, it sports a 4.3-inch qHD display, 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, 1.5GB RAM, 8GB of ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Engadget

  2. Sudan officially notifies South Sudan will suspend oil export

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Sudan officially informed South Sudan by a letter on Tuesday about its decision to suspend their oil and economic agreements, and said it will close South Sudan's export pipelines for a period of 60 days starting last Sunday. Sudan on Sunday said it would close the two export pipelines with South Sudan within two months unless Juba gave up any support for insurgents operating ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Sudan officially notifies it will halt oil exports

    By Hereward Holland JUBA (Reuters) - Sudan officially informed South Sudan on Tuesday that it would freeze their oil and economic agreements and stop allowing its neighbor to export crude through its territory within two months. Sudan on Sunday said it would close the two export pipelines from South Sudan within 60 days unless Juba gave up support for insurgents operating across their shared ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /