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What is the difference between Official and Officious?
What is the difference between Official and Officious? :
) Of or concerning a position of authority or trust
Do not talk about my official powers.
I passed orders in my official capacity.
) Said, done, etc…with authority
Recognized by authority
There was an official announcement about his appointment as the director general of police.
The document has been written in an official style.
I had to attend an official dinner last evening.
) Person who holds a public office
Most of the government officials are corrupt as well as inefficient.
) Too ready or willing to give orders often advice or use one’s authority
Bossy and interesting
People are tired of being pushed around by officious civil servants.
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