Meaning of ex officio in English:

ex officio

Pronunciation /ˌɛks əˈfɪʃɪəʊ/

Translate ex officio into Spanish


  • As a result of one's status or position.

    ‘they were, ex officio, eligible for membership of both clubs’
    • ‘I had taken on additional responsibilities in bodies on which I served ex officio’
    titular, nominal, in name only, in title only, unofficial, token, so-called


  • Denoting or relating to a member of a body who holds the role as a result of their status or another position that they hold.

    ‘all former presidents remain ex officio members of the committee’
    • ‘he will serve in an ex officio capacity as past chairman’


Latin, from ex ‘out of, from’ + officium ‘duty’.