English-Norwegian translation of official

Translation of the word official from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

official in Norwegian

generaladjective offisiell
  administrationadjective offisiell, embets-
  government - mannoun tjenestemann [u], embetsmann [u], funksjonær [u]
  government - womannoun kvinnelig tjenestemann [u], kvinnelig embetsmann [u], funksjonær [u]
  mannoun funksjonær [u], styreleder [u]
  womannoun funksjonær [u], styreleder [u]
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Definitions of official
1. official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
  skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker a worker who has acquired special skills
  apparatchik a communist who was a member of the administrative system of a communist party
  appointee a person who is appointed to a job or position
  bailiff an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc.
  beadle a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
  administrative official, bureaucrat an official of a bureaucracy
  caretaker a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)
  censor a person who is authorized to read publications or correspondence or to watch theatrical performances and suppress in whole or in part anything considered obscene or politically unacceptable
  census taker, enumerator someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
  church officer a church official
  city father an important municipal official
  civil servant a public official who is a member of the civil service
  commissar, political commissar an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
  comptroller general a United States federal official who supervises expenditures and settles claims against the government
  comptroller of the currency the agency of the Treasury Department responsible for controlling the currency
  diplomatist, diplomat an official engaged in international negotiations
  elected official official who won the office in a free election
  equerry a personal attendant of the British royal family
  fire marshall an official who is responsible for the prevention and investigation of fires
  fire warden, forest fire fighter, ranger an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
  hearing examiner, hearing officer an official appointed by a government agency to conduct an investigation or administrative hearing so that the agency can exercise its statutory powers
  holdover, hangover an official who remains in office after his term
  incumbent, officeholder the official who holds an office
  inquisitor a questioner who is excessively harsh
  invalidator, nullifier, voider an official who can invalidate or nullify; "my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was"
  judge, jurist, justice a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
  licenser an official who can issue a license or give authoritative permission (especially one who licenses publications)
  macebearer, macer, mace an official who carries a mace of office
  mandarin the dialect of Chinese spoken in Beijing and adopted as the official language for all of China
  notary, notary public someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions
  noticer someone who gives formal notice
  officeholder, officer someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust; "he is an officer of the court"; "the club elected its officers for the coming year"
  federal agent, agent an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents"
  provincial (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order; "the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials"
  postmaster general the official in charge of the national postal service
  proconsul an anthropoid ape of the genus Proconsul
  prosecuting attorney, prosecuting officer, prosecutor, public prosecutor a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
  quaestor any of several public officials of ancient Rome (usually in charge of finance and administration)
  recruiter an official who enlists personnel for military service
  record-keeper, registrar, recorder someone responsible for keeping records
  regulator any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
  returning officer the official in each electorate who holds the election and returns the results
  sealer an official who affixes a seal to a document
  searcher large metallic blue-green beetle that preys on caterpillars; found in North America
  vote counter, teller an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
  town clerk the official who keeps a town's records
  doorkeeper, usher someone who guards an entrance
  vizier a high official in a Muslim government (especially in the Ottoman Empire)
  weigher an official who weighs and records the weight
2. official - someone who administers the rules of a game or sport; "the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling"
  adjudicator a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes
  football official an official who enforces the rules at a football game
  linesman official (in tennis, soccer, football, etc.) who assists the referee in some way (especially by watching for out of bounds or offside)
  ref, referee (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play
  scorekeeper, scorer an official who records the score during the progress of a game
  dispatcher, starter employee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service
  timekeeper, timer a clerk who keeps track of the hours worked by employees
  ump, umpire an official at a baseball game
1. official - having official authority or sanction; "official permission"; "an official representative"
  unofficial not having official authority or sanction; "a sort of unofficial mayor"; "an unofficial estimate"; "he participated in an unofficial capacity"
  authorised, authorized endowed with authority
  authorised, authorized, authoritative endowed with authority
  ex officio by virtue of an office or position; "the head of the department serves as an ex officio member of the board"
  formal being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education"
  formalised, formalized given formal standing or endorsement; made official or legitimate by the observance of proper procedures
  semiofficial having some official authority or sanction
2. official - (of a church) given official status as a national or state institution
  constituted, established introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation
  church service, church a service conducted in a house of worship; "don't be late for church"
3. official - conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline; "in prescribed order"
  regular in accord with regular practice or procedure; "took his regular morning walk"; "her regular bedtime"
4. official - of or relating to an office; "official privileges"
5. official - verified officially; "the election returns are now official"
  confirmed of persons; not subject to change; "a confirmed bachelor"; "a confirmed invalid"
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An official is someone who holds an office (function or mandate, regardless whether it carries an actual working space with it) in an organization or government and participates in the exercise of authority (either his own or that of his superior and/or employer, public or legally private). A government official or functionary is an official who is involved in public administration or government, through either election, appointment, selection, or employment. A bureaucrat is a member of the bureaucracy.

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