semiofficial


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sem·i·of·fi·cial

 (sĕm′ē-ə-fĭsh′əl, sĕm′ī-)
adj.
Having some official authority or sanction.

sem′i·of·fi′cial·ly adv.

semiofficial

(ˌsɛmɪəˈfɪʃəl)
adj
official to some extent; having some official features
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.semiofficial - having some official authority or sanction
official - having official authority or sanction; "official permission"; "an official representative"
Translations
offisiøs

semiofficial

semiofficial

[ˌsɛmɪəˈfɪʃl] adjsemiufficiale
References in classic literature ?
And where,' pursued Miss Peecher, complacent in her little transparent fiction of conducting the examination in a semiofficial manner for Mary Anne's benefit, not her own, 'where does this young woman, who is called but not named Lizzie, live?
Summary: An officer in Iran's Revolutionary Guard who was killed in Syria was buried Tuesday, according to Iran's semiofficial Mehr news agency.
Vafainejad was quoted by the semiofficial Mehr news agency as saying that the helicopter was flying at low altitude due to bad weather and hit a power cable on the way.
9, 2012 (CENS)--With a Chinese official to be installed as the head of its representative office in Taipei, the China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Machinery & Electronic Products (CCCME) will become China's first semiofficial organization in Taiwan.
Two assailants on a motorcycle attached magnetic bombs to the car of an Iranian university professor working at a key nuclear facility, killing him and wounding two people on Wednesday, a semiofficial news agency reported.
11 (BNA) - A bomb blast killed a university professor in Tehran Wednesday, in an attack coinciding with the second anniversary of an explosion that killed a senior Iranian nuclear scientist, Iran's semiofficial (Fars) news agency reported.
An Iranian semiofficial news agency is reporting the country has sentenced a suspect to death on a charge of spying for Israel.
To fight sanctions, we will remove the dollar and euro from our foreign exchange basket and will replace them with (the Iranian) rial and the currency of any country cooperating with us," Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi told Iran's semiofficial Fars news agency.
The semiofficial organizations, headed by Chiang Pin-kung and Chen Yunlin, respectively, handle cross-strait negotiations in the absence of formal ties between the two sides.
He further says that, "although there are more critics than advocates, and parodies abound, this distinct mode of language, at once 'raising consciousness' and camouflaging social problems by polysyllabic obfuscation, maintains its curious semiofficial status.
The enemies know if they fire a missile toward Iran, the dust from explosions by Iranian missiles will rise in Tel Aviv even as their missile is still in the air," a report by the semiofficial Fars news agency on Tuesday quoted cleric Mojtaba Zolnour as saying.
The Beacon gives Bossert, an artist for a major studio, a chance to inform or vent apart from his semiofficial duties.