Definition of semiofficially in US English:



  • See semiofficial

    • ‘This is the first time, however, that I am aware a major UK church has addressed the issue directly by allowing such blessings to take place semi-officially.’
    • ‘Even now, the Spanish government is semi-officially opposed to any critical examination of the country's past…’
    • ‘They could go on like this for hours if Lipton let them, but he was here at least semi-officially.’
    • ‘His reception by the Royal Society was by no means an informal one: he was there it seems to represent France semi-officially, on a visit to coincide with a deputation from Holland.’
    • ‘Officially - or semi-officially, for reports of this affair remain ‘internal’ and incomplete - the girls were classed as ‘unaccompanied females.’’