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Translation of oficio in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 2 2.1 (comunicación oficial) official letter despachar or mandar un oficio to send an official letter tamaño oficio (Colombia) (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) foolscap 2.2 [Derecho/Law] de oficio, abogado de oficio a court-appointed counsel, public defender (inglés norteamericano/American English) actuar de oficio to act on one's own initiative

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