official family

of·fi·cial fam·i·ly
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-fish-uh l fam-uh-lee, fam-lee]
    • /əˈfɪʃ əl ˈfæm ə li, ˈfæm li/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-fish-uh l fam-uh-lee, fam-lee]
    • /əˈfɪʃ əl ˈfæm ə li, ˈfæm li/

Definition of official family words

  • noun official family the executives or officials chiefly responsible for the operation of an organization or government. 1

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Origin of official family

First appearance:

before 1900
One of the 17% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1900-05

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Parts of speech for Official family


official family popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 3% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

official family usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for official family

noun official family

  • cabinet — A cabinet is a cupboard used for storing things such as medicine or alcoholic drinks or for displaying decorative things in.
  • council — A council is a group of people who are elected to govern a local area such as a city or, in Britain, a county.
  • directorate — the office of a director.
  • governing body — board, regulatory authority
  • groupthink — the practice of approaching problems or issues as matters that are best dealt with by consensus of a group rather than by individuals acting independently; conformity.

Antonyms for official family

noun official family

  • one — being or amounting to a single unit or individual or entire thing, item, or object rather than two or more; a single: one woman; one nation; one piece of cake.

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