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oficio

Translation of oficio in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 2 2.1 (comunicación oficial)
    official letter
    despachar or mandar un oficio
    to send an official letter
    tamaño oficio (Colombia) (Cono Sur)
    2.2 (Derecho) de oficio, abogado de oficio
    a court-appointed counsel
    (inglés norteamericano)
    actuar de oficio
    to act on one's own initiative
Example sentences
  • Las superintendencias actuarán de oficio o por requerimiento ciudadano.
  • Tanto así que envía oficios para pedir fecha y hora, se convierte en abogado del señor Giovanni.
  • Este año cumple 50 años dedicados al oficio de risueño aguafiestas.

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