ex officio


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ex of·fi·ci·o

 (ĕks′ ə-fĭsh′ē-ō′)
adv. & adj.
By virtue of office or position.

[Latin ex officiō : ex, from + officiō, ablative of officium, office.]

ex officio

(ˈɛks əˈfɪʃɪəʊ; əˈfɪsɪəʊ)
adv, adj
by right of position or office. Abbreviation: ex off
[Latin]

ex of•fi•ci•o

(ˈɛks əˈfɪʃ iˌoʊ)
adv., adj.
by virtue of office or official position.
[1525–35; < Latin]

ex officio

A Latin phrase meaning from the office, used to describe something said or done officially or by right of office or position.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ex officio - by virtue of an office or position; "the head of the department serves as an ex officio member of the board"
official - having official authority or sanction; "official permission"; "an official representative"
Adv.1.ex officio - by virtue of position; "the president sat on the committee ex officio"
Translations
d’office

ex officio

[ˌeksəˈfɪʃɪəʊ]
A. ADV [act] → ex officio, oficialmente
B. ADJ [member] → nato, ex officio

ex officio

(form)
adj an ex officio memberein Mitglied von Amts wegen
advvon Amts wegen

ex officio

[ˌɛksəˈfɪʃɪəʊ] (frm)
1. adv (act) → d'ufficio
2. adj (member) → di diritto
References in classic literature ?
Ex officio professors of Sabbath breaking are all whalemen.
Accident gave him the liberal end of the piece, a circumstance to which he never would have assented had he known the fact, for being an attache of the legation of his own country, he was ex officio aristocratic.
While still warm, the oil, like hot punch, is received into the six-barrel casks; and while, perhaps, the ship is pitching and rolling this way and that in the midnight sea, the enormous casks are slewed round and headed over, end for end, and sometimes perilously scoot across the slippery deck, like so many land slides, till at last man-handled and stayed in their course; and all round the hoops, rap, rap, go as many hammers as can play upon them, for now, ex officio, every sailor is a cooper.
According to the version of PEMRA Ex Officio Members, the majority members felt that the meeting of some private members held here at PEMRA headquarters on May 28, was in defiance to the court orders and thus majority members did not attend.
The third was "that we consider an elected chairman as opposed to an ex officio chair," Hennes said.
The Ex Officio clothing also provides SPF-30 sun protection, although it doesn't stop bullets.
The Chair of the Electronic Media Committee shall be ex officio the director of Iter with no term limit as chair of the Electronic Media Committee.
While all ex officio members are welcome at all meetings, the Chair shall clearly indicate in the call to each meeting the agenda to be discussed so that ex officio members shall know when it is necessary for them to attend.
Moreover, Harrington finds that sixteenth-century German Protestant and Catholic authorities were more reluctant than their counterparts in Geneva to pursue illicit sexuality ex officio.