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1. in an official role;
- Example: "officially, he is in charge"
- Example: "officially responsible"

2. with official authorization;
- Example: "the club will be formally recognized"
[syn: formally, officially]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Officially \Of*fi"cial*ly\, adv. By the proper officer; by virtue of the proper authority; in pursuance of the special powers vested in an officer or office; as, accounts or reports officially verified or rendered; letters officially communicated; persons officially notified. [1913 Webster]