official document


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n official document (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
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In literature:

Two collections of interesting and valuable official documents have just been given to the Parisian public.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851" by Various
They halted in front of the building he had just vacated, and their commander handed an official document to the officer in charge.
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
He sat before a desk littered all over with papers and official looking documents.
"Anna the Adventuress" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
He laid the official document down before him and opened the letter.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
He was scarcely able to sign his name to official documents to-day.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Documents couched in the usual official language, being dragged into the forbidden light of day, were supposed to reveal dark mysteries.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Finally, as the last step, even the official documents may be revised.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
These things have to be entered in official documents for prompt communication to headquarters.
"Scotland Yard" by George Dilnot
After a careful investigation of the official documents, Cobden became convinced that those were utterly unrighteous proceedings.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
Among the mail handed him later by old Hank was an official-looking document dated Denver.
"The Song of the Wolf" by Frank Mayer
Their ears were not shut to "much strange and wicked talk," as we read in old official documents.
"The Banished" by Wilhelm Hauff
He would lay the principles of the American abolitionists before the audience in the words of their solemn and official documents.
"Discussion on American Slavery" by George Thompson
Official statements and documents have emphasized the voluntary and democratic nature of agroindustrial complexes.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
In 992, according to Burke, Almanzor used his seal in place of the royal seal on all official documents.
"Women of the Romance Countries (Illustrated)" by John R Effinger
Beyond this point the official documents do not enable us to follow their career.
"International Short Stories" by Various
As he fairly thrust the document in the face of the official he saw the wheels of the coaches moving.
"The Guns of Europe" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Interception of documents, indiscretion, betrayal of official secrets.
"The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction - German" by J. W. von Goethe
Captain Semmes took possession of the new consul's official documents, intending thus to delay his entering upon his new duties.
"Cruise and Captures of the Alabama" by Albert M. Goodrich
Surely an official document of that description ought not to be in chance hands.
"The Messenger" by Elizabeth Robins
Owen told his story briefly, and handed the official document to the farmer.
"The Cave by the Beech Fork" by Henry S. Spalding

In news:

In documents, Energy Information Administration officials voice skepticism.
When state officials said that access to Georgia's Archives, a treasure trove of documents important in our state's history, would be severely limited, the response was quick and loud.
(AP) — A bald eagle nest has been documented on Lake Lanier for the first time, state wildlife officials said.
State officials say this Abundance document shows a classic pyramid scheme lay-out.
EL PASO — In official investigative documents, 2-month-old infant Colton Soto was found dead under a pile of pillows in an east El Paso home after his mother dialed 911 because her son was not breathing.
Fayetteville officials and a bankruptcy administrator say the troubled Hotel Prince Charles should be sold or its bankruptcy dismissed , according to court documents.
Company documents, along with our official company stamp.
These documents will be helpful to you as you raise awareness of these issues with lawmakers, regulatory officials and those in your community.
Officials accused of withholding BioWatch documents.
During the raid at the Oasis Tavern officials say they removed some documents and a slot machine.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Though hunted and in hiding, Osama bin Laden remained the driving force behind every recent al-Qaida terror plot, US officials say, citing his private journal and other documents recovered in last week's raid.
County officials did not disclose in documents how long it would have taken the privately-owned helicopter to travel 80 miles to a crash at Corkscrew Road and US 41 early Friday, according to county documents.
Officials for Keep Mobile Beautiful asks that materials for shredding are limited to personal documents only.
Court documents show ex-State Department official, wife used grocery carts to pass government secrets.
Court documents shows that a former University of Alabama student has been charged with stalking and making terroristic threats against school officials.

In science:

It took us about half a day to figure out how to properly code it since this is something that is not described in the official documentation.
Analysis of Using Browser-native Technology to Build Rich Internet Applications for Image Manipulation