Definitions for ex officioˈɛks əˈfɪʃ iˌoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex of•fi•ci•oˈɛks əˈfɪʃ iˌoʊ(adv.; adj.)

  1. by virtue of office or official position.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of ex officio:

1525–35; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ex officio(adverb)

    by virtue of an office or position

    "the head of the department serves as an ex officio member of the board"

  2. ex officio, by right of office(adverb)

    by virtue of position

    "the president sat on the committee ex officio"

Wiktionary

  1. ex officio(Adjective)

    By virtue of the office that originated it, or of the title held

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ex officio

    from office; by virtue, or as a consequence, of an office; officially

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