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Meaning of EX OFFICIO

Pronunciation:  eks u'fishee`ow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  by virtue of position; "the president sat on the committee ex officio"
  2. [adj]  by virtue of an office or position; "the head of the department serves as an ex officio member of the board"
 
 Synonyms: by right of office, official
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex` of*fi"ci*o\; pl. {Ex officiis}. [L.]
From office; by virtue, or as a consequence, of an office;
officially.

 
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