not having official authority or sanction
"a sort of unofficial mayor"; "an unofficial estimate"; "he participated in an unofficial capacity"
not officially established
"the early election returns are unofficial"
Not officially established.
the unofficial results of the ballot
Not acting with official authority.
an unofficial adviser
Not listed in a national pharmacopeia &c.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-o-fish′al, adj. not official.
The numerical value of unofficial in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of unofficial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
From a preliminary look conducted in Portland, it looked like microcystis, the toxic blue-green algae, but that's totally unofficial.
This will serve as sort of the unofficial kickoff to the Iowa caucus season for 2016, it's a great first look at how potential candidates stack up against each other.
Just to save 1 percent, some customers were earlier buying gold without receipts. With the 3-percent GST, now many more will be tempted to make unofficial purchases from small jewelers.
The big questions in the Swiss criminal investigation are: What did he talk about when he was on his private trip to Moscow and also in his unofficial meetings with the Russians, did he reveal secrets?Did he get more than two nights in a first class hotel paid for by the Russian state?
I thought, by God, that's the end of us, he did not flinch and he didn't back down. He was a brave man. But he was more than just brave. He was a first-rate journalist. When Claude was around, we all gathered in his room to compare notes. He was the kind of unofficial squad leader of the reporters covering civil rights.
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