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.
The Secretary of the Department of Energy shall be the ex officio Chairman of the Board of Directors of both the PNOC-EC and the PNOC-RC.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Ex Officio Members Wednesday stated that the meeting called by private members was in isolation and had no legal consequence.
There is possibility for ex officio public prosecution to initiate prosecution against this act, for which the government encourages the public prosecutor to check if there are elements of the crime under Article 181 of the Criminal Code Violation of reputation of foreign state and to act ex officio.
Under Section 8 Article 8 of the 1987 Constitution, the JBC shall be composed of "the Chief Justice as ex officio Chairman, the Secretary of Justice, and a representative of the Congress as ex officio Members, a representative of the Integrated Bar, a professor of law, a retired Member of the Supreme Court, and a representative of the private sector.