unofficially

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv unofficially not in an official capacity "unofficially, he serves as the treasurer"
    • adv unofficially without official authorization "he had made some money on the side"
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Usage

In literature:

General SMUTS: Twenty farms, as stated unofficially.
"The Peace Negotiations" by J. D. Kestell
He therefore sent an unofficial representative to Mexico in an effort to restore friendly relations.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
For a moment this unofficial armistice was broken by the fire of a gun.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
In one word, official and unofficial Europe, in its immense majority, is on our side.
"Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862" by Adam Gurowski
The example was followed by other towns until all the colonies had entered, unofficially, into a non-importation agreement.
"The Siege of Boston" by Allen French
Hundred, perhaps thousands, of flights made, are never reported either officially or unofficially.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
And many thousands more were similarly engaged in unofficial capacity.
"Herbert Hoover" by Vernon Kellogg
In fact, his unofficial news is terrific and sometimes must be taken with salt.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, December 30, 1914" by Various
Colonel, that my unofficial visit came at just this time.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
The food difficulty we met by encouraging unofficial imports.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst
Yes, you'll be backed up, plenty, but for the present it will be strictly unofficial.
"Two Thousand Miles Below" by Charles Willard Diffin
For of course he wore it only on such light, unofficial occasions.
"East Angels" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
Guess this other letter is from him unofficial, likely.
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
Liberating two of those well-guarded A-bombs had required a lot of unofficial cooperation from the plant's security forces.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
I speak unofficially, of course.
"Paradise Bend" by William Patterson White
Unofficial warnings went astray, arrived too late, or were disregarded.
"A Short History of English Liberalism" by Walter Lyon Blease
This is a private and unofficial visit.
"The Ivory Gate, a new edition" by Walter Besant
Unofficially, Arthur, are you holding that against me, too?
"The Rider of Golden Bar" by William Patterson White
Probably the most numerous of the unofficial classes is the great four-legged one.
"Harvard Stories" by Waldron Kintzing Post
An unofficial mission was entered on, but without avail.
"Makers and Romance of Alabama History" by B. F. Riley
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In news:

In Satsuma 's runoff election, in unofficial results, William "Bubba" Hamblin defeated Emily Keeney for the Council Place 1 seat and Matthew "Matt" Dial unseated Pratt Monk for the Council Place 3 seat.
But unofficially, the gathering is also an early campaign stop for politicians looking to make a bid for governor or the US Senate in two years.
Investigators searched the area for about five days, while volunteers kept up the unofficial search for another five days or so.
Unofficially celebrated every year on June 8th, the day is geared toward raising awareness about the ocean and what it provides for the world.
Takayama — then one of the few world-class longboard shapers — was poised to earn another, albeit unofficial title, as a "re-founding father" of surfing.
Rubin took an unofficial visit to the New Rochelle campus and accepted a scholarship offer from the MAAC school.
Skeen rolled up 6,228 unofficial votes (55.66%) to McHugh's 4,957 (47.58%).
That is the unofficial mantra of Winos R Us, an event-driven Meetup.com social club centered on wine.
The Advertising and Promotion Commission had an unofficial meeting Tuesday afternoon due to lack of a quorum present.
An Android app sold at unofficial Chinese app stores can record phone conversations without the owner's approval and transmit call information to a remote server.
Bush has given an " unofficial " endorsement to Mitt Romney in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
A spokesman for Mr Bush tells CBS News his expression of support for Mitt Romney should be viewed as an " unofficial " endorsement.
The Yankees beat the Cubs, 7-4, in the unofficial christening of their $1.5 billion stadium.
The Curry Coastal Pilot operates an unofficial weather station at 507 Chetco Ave in downtown Brookings, Ore.
2006 — DEMOCRATIC COUNTIES’ WEIGHTED VOTE (unofficial).
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In science:

AstroSim’s current version doesn’t suppor t these more advanced annotat ion schemes because of the funct ion limitat ions of libOpenMetaverse, an unofficial, open source Second Life API librar y. However, color-coding and object descr ipt ion can ser ve the same purpose.
AstroSim: Collaborative Visualization of an Astrophysics Simulation in Second Life
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