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  • adj. not official
  • n. One who is not an official.


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  • QUESTION: Richard, I'm just a little unclear on your earlier answer to the Jesse Jackson and other kind of nonofficial people.

    CNN Transcript Apr 10, 2001

  • Her husband, who is the governor of South Carolina, goes sneaking off to various South American countries in the middle of the worst economic crisis in the states 'history most likely, gets caught in the airport after a "nonofficial" trip, gets on network TV and then breaks down in tears talking about his love for some Argentinian beauty then has the utter nuts to say that he wants to make his marriage work and then asks her for permission to go back to South America to see this other woman?

    Jenny Sanford files for divorce

  • The Batsignal goes up and a nonofficial source comes and fixes your problem.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • "Jones" worked under nonofficial cover for several years.

    CIA chief promises spies 'new cover’ for secret ops

  • As it did during the Israeli leader's November trip, the White House didn't allow nonofficial photographers to cover the event and declined to hold a press briefing.

    Obama, Netanyahu Hold Closed-Door Talks

  • Moreover, nonofficial conversations about possible U.S. - South Korean military intervention to stabilize the North after Kim's death could reassure China that our intention is not to disadvantage Beijing but to peacefully end the North's tyranny.

    Beyond the Obama Nuke Policy

  • “Besides a nonofficial cover operative or two the Agency secretly still has over there, the Bureau continues to have a decent relationship with the Italians and had a couple of teams wheels up within an hour of the attack.”

    Foreign Influence

  • It recommended that Americans delay all nonofficial and personal travel to Aqaba for at least the next 48 hours.

    US Embassy in Jordan Warns of Threat Around Aqaba

  • And as we saw here most recently, one element of this is just not taking the information from nonofficial sources, in this case the father, as creditably as they need to be taken.

    CNN Transcript Jan 4, 2010

  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could also obscure the line between official and nonofficial in the eyes of North Korean officials.

    North Korea Frees Americans


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