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Definition of "ex-officio" [ex-officio]

  • By virtue of an office or position. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "ex-officio" in a sentence
  • "The arts center board members—with the exception of Ms. Harris, who was named an ex-officio member—have agreed to raise $5 million each for the arts center."
  • "Tom Corbett, an ex-officio Penn State board member who voted along with other trustees to fire Mr. Paterno, said he was saddened by the news."
  • "Tom Corbett, who is an ex-officio member of the board, said Wednesday that he was "personally disappointed in the lack of action" by Penn State officials, but didn't single anyone out and declined to comment specifically on Mr. Spanier or on Coach Joe Paterno, who was dismissed Wednesday night."