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ex officio

Syllabification: ex of·fi·ci·o
Pronunciation: /ˌeks əˈfiSHēō

Definition of ex officio in English:

adverb& adjective

By virtue of one’s position or status: [as adjective]: an ex officio member of the committee


Latin, from ex 'out of, from' + officium 'duty'.

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