person who holds a public office (e.g. in national or government)
of or concerning a position of authority or trust
said, done, etc. with authority; recognized by authority
"the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling"
"an official representative"
"the election returns are now official"
"in prescribed order"
Officials..sat at a table examining tickets.
出自： E. Mannin
Some district matches are being played without an official in charge.
She had spoken with him..in his official capacity as inspector.
出自： D. H. Lawrence
误 His uncle was formerly a high-ranking official in the army.
正 His uncle was formerly a high-ranking officer in the army.