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official

 [ŏ-fĭ´shal]
authorized by pharmacopeias and recognized formularies.

of·fi·cial

(ŏ-fi'shăl),
Authoritative; denoting a drug or a chemical or pharmaceutical preparation recognized as standard in the pharmacopeia. Compare: officinal.
[L. officialis, fr. officium, a favor, service, fr. opus, work, + facio, to do]

official

(ə-fĭsh′əl)
adj.
Authorized by or contained in the US Pharmacopoeia or National Formulary. Used of drugs.

of·fi′cial·dom n.
of·fi′cial·ly adv.

of·fi·cial

(ŏ-fish'ăl)
Authoritative; denoting a drug, a chemical, or a pharmaceutical preparation recognized as standard in the Pharmacopeia.
[L. officialis, fr. officium, a favor, service, fr. opus, work, + facio, to do]
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Hence, the plan added momentum to the middle- and upper-class exodus from the colonial centre that had begun some years earlier, effectively "officializing and reinforcing the social segregation" (77) that remains operative in the urban culture and perceptions of today's capital.
With regard to this fragmentation, Braidotti alerts us that, for example, the new reproductive technologies, by officializing the instrumental denaturalisation of the body, also institutionalize dismemberment as the modern condition, thus transforming the body into a factory of detachable pieces.
(referring to a recent article from a Brazilian newspaper accusing the government of "officializing racial discrimination."); see also Jeter, supra note 1 ('"We don't have the kind of anger between black and whites like you find in the U.S.
Librarians rushed to lock down Web catalogs so that patrons would stay inside the box; only "officializing" the Web through the 856 MARC field was enough to open the lid on that box.
Already by the early 1980s, however, a large number of women received the title of 'customer-service chief, thereby officializing their shopfloor supervisory jobs in the branches.