Definition of ex officio in English:

ex officio

adverb & adjective

  • By virtue of one's position or status:

    [as adjective] ‘an ex officio member of the committee’
    titular, nominal, in name only, in title only, unofficial, token, so-called
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Latin, from ex out of, from + officium duty.


ex officio

/ˌɛks əˈfɪʃɪəʊ/