an officer appointed by the Department of Trade and Industry to receive the income and manage the estate of a bankrupt pending the appointment of a trustee in bankruptcy See also receiver (sense 2)
[awf, of] /ɔf, ɒf/ adverb 1. so as to be no longer supported or attached: This button is about to come off. 2. so as to be no longer covering or enclosing: to take a hat off; to take the wrapping off. 3. away from a place: to run off; to look off toward the […]
[aw-fuh-lee, of-uh-] /ˈɔ fə li, ˈɒf ə-/ noun 1. a county in Leinster, in the central Republic of Ireland. 760 sq. mi. (1970 sq. km). County seat: Tullamore. /ˈɒfəlɪ/ noun 1. an inland county of E central Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province: formerly an ancient kingdom, which also included parts of Tipperary, Leix, and […]
- Official strike
noun 1. a collective stoppage of work by part or all of the workforce of an organization with the approval of the trade union concerned. The stoppage may be accompanied by the payment of strike pay by the trade union concerned
[uh-fish-ee-uh nt] /əˈfɪʃ i ənt/ noun 1. a person who at a religious service or ceremony. /əˈfɪʃɪənt/ noun 1. a person who presides and officiates at a religious ceremony n. 1844, from noun use of Medieval Latin officiantem (nominative officians), present participle of officiare “perform religious services,” from Latin officium (see office).