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officiate

American English: /əˈfɪʃiˌeɪt/
British English: /əˈfɪʃɪeɪt/

intransitive verb

  • to officiate at something
    (at mass/at a wedding)
    oficiar (en) or celebrar algo
    to officiate as chair
    ejercer las funciones de presidente
    Example sentences
    • At the initial condolence ceremony, the marabout officiates, transmitting his religious blessing or benediction (called al baraka) to the guests.
    • A lama (Buddhist religious leader) officiates at the ceremony.
    • The priest who officiated at the wedding welcomed me equally as a co-celebrant.
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