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Definition of "official document" [official document]

  • (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "official document" in a sentence
  • "It is from these supplicas thus signed that the official document conveying the concession is drawn up."
  • "To this letter M. M.tternich answered that the Emperors of Russia and Austria were gratified to find that the Emperor of France recognised the bases judged necessary by the Allies; that the two sovereigns would communicate without delay the official document to their Allies, and that they were convinced that immediately on receiving their reply the negotiations might be opened without any interruption of the war."
  • "Jubilee indulgence, being a culpa et a paena, did not of old presuppose either confession or repentance, is absolutely without foundation, and is contradicted by every official document preserved to us."