As a result of one's status or position.‘they were, ex officio, eligible for membership of both clubs’
titular, nominal, in name only, in title only, unofficial, token, so-called
- ‘I had taken on additional responsibilities in bodies on which I served ex officio’
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’.
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