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un·of·fi·cial

 (ŭn′ə-fĭsh′əl)
adj.
1. Not official: the unofficial election results.
2. Not acting officially: an unofficial adviser.

un′of·fi′cial·ly adv.

unofficial

(ˌʌnəˈfɪʃəl)
adj
1. not official or formal: an unofficial engagement.
2. not confirmed officially: an unofficial report.
3. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (of a strike) not approved by the strikers' trade union
4. (Pharmacology) (of a medicinal drug) not listed in a pharmacopoeia
ˌunofˈficially adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unofficial - not having official authority or sanctionunofficial - not having official authority or sanction; "a sort of unofficial mayor"; "an unofficial estimate"; "he participated in an unofficial capacity"
unauthorised, unauthorized - not endowed with authority
official - having official authority or sanction; "official permission"; "an official representative"
2.unofficial - not officially establishedunofficial - not officially established; "the early election returns are unofficial"
unconfirmed - not finally established or settled; "an unconfirmed letter of credit"; "unconfirmed rumors"

unofficial

adjective
1. unconfirmed, off the record, unsubstantiated, private, personal, unauthorized, undocumented, uncorroborated Unofficial estimates speak of at least two hundred dead.
2. unauthorized, informal, unsanctioned, casual, wildcat Rail workers have voted to continue their unofficial strike.
Translations
neoficiální
uofficiel
epävirallinen
neslužben
非公認の
비공식의
inofficiell
ไม่เป็นทางการ
không chính thức

unofficial

[ˈʌnəˈfɪʃəl] ADJ
1. (= informal) [visit, tour] → no oficial, extraoficial
in an unofficial capacityde forma or manera extraoficial or no oficial
from an unofficial sourcede fuente oficiosa
unofficial strikehuelga f no oficial
2. (= de facto) [leader, spokesperson] → no oficial
3. (= unconfirmed) [report, results] → no oficial

unofficial

[ˌʌnəˈfɪʃəl] adj
[report, results, information] → non officiel(le)
an unofficial agreement → un accord non officiel
(= off the record) → officieux/euse
an unofficial strike → une grève sauvage
[visit] → privé(e)

unofficial

adjinoffiziell; (= unconfirmed also) informationnicht amtlich; to take unofficial action (Ind) → inoffiziell streiken; unofficial strikeinoffizieller or wilder Streik; in an unofficial capacityinoffiziell

unofficial

[ˌʌnəˈfɪʃl] adj (visit) → privato/a, non ufficiale; (unconfirmed, report, news) → ufficioso/a
in an unofficial capacity → in veste ufficiosa
unofficial strike → sciopero a sorpresa or selvaggio

unofficial

غَيْرُ رَسْمِيّ neoficiální uofficiel inoffiziell ανεπίσημος extraoficial epävirallinen officieux neslužben informale 非公認の 비공식의 onofficieel uoffisiell nieoficjalny não oficial неофициальный inofficiell ไม่เป็นทางการ resmi olmayan không chính thức 非官方的

un·of·fi·cial

a. sin autorización; no oficial, se dice de una droga o medicamento no aprobado por la farmacopea o los formularios vigentes autorizados.
References in classic literature ?
That is the advantage of being unofficial. I don't know whether you observed it, Watson, but the Colonel's manner has been just a trifle cavalier to me.
"Of course, in your position of unofficial adviser and helper to everybody who is absolutely puzzled, throughout three continents, you are brought in contact with all that is strange and bizarre.
de P-- -'s death was no longer an actuality, but the enterprising correspondent was proud of having ferreted out some unofficial information about that fact of modern history.
"They came down singing," said the unofficial report of the enemy, borne from village to village the next day.
But Royce's request might have been less promptly complied with if one of the official detectives had not been a friend and admirer of the unofficial Flambeau; and it was impossible to be a friend of Flambeau without hearing numberless stories about Father Brown.
In two minutes they had their red shirts and helmets on-- they never stirred officially in unofficial costume--and as the mass meeting overhead smashed through the long row of windows and poured out upon the roof of the arcade, the deliverers were ready for them with a powerful stream of water, which washed some of them off the roof and nearly drowned the rest.
Later talking again with Therese, I learned that her sister had given it up for the use of the Carlist cause and that some sort of unofficial Consul, a Carlist agent of some sort, either was going to live there or had already taken possession.
They would look upon it as a snare of the tempter; and I know that in my own case I only began to be shocked at the blackness of my nails the day that I began to lose the first whiteness of my soul by falling in love at fifteen with the parish organist, or rather with the glimpse of surplice and Roman nose and fiery moustache which was all I ever saw of him, and which I loved to distraction for at least six months; at the end of which time, going out with my governess one day, I passed him in the street, and discovered that his unofficial garb was a frock-coat combined with a turn-down collar and a "bowler" hat, and never loved him any more.
He paused, then added smoothly: "I need scarcely tell you that this conversation is altogether unofficial."
We had General Todtleben (the famous defender of Sebastopol, during the siege,) and many inferior army and also navy officers, and a number of unofficial Russian ladies and gentlemen.
This little conference in our home was unofficial; but Ernest, like the rest of his comrades, was working for assurances from the labor leaders that they would call out their men in the next general strike.
Gandinot, kindest of pawnbrokers, had obliged, in his unofficial capacity, with a trifling loan.