[aw-fuh-lee, of-uh-] /ˈɔ fə li, ˈɒf ə-/
a county in Leinster, in the central Republic of Ireland. 760 sq. mi. (1970 sq. km). County seat: Tullamore.
an inland county of E central Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province: formerly an ancient kingdom, which also included parts of Tipperary, Leix, and Kildare. County town: Tullamore. Pop: 63 663 (2002). Area: 2000 sq km (770 sq miles)
- 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).
[uh-fish-ee-er-ee] /əˈfɪʃ iˌɛr i/ adjective 1. pertaining to or derived from an office, as a title. 2. having a title or rank derived from an office, as a dignitary. /əˈfɪʃɪərɪ/ noun (pl) -aries 1. a body of officials adjective 2. of, relating to, or derived from office
[uh-fish-ee-eyt] /əˈfɪʃ iˌeɪt/ verb (used without object), officiated, officiating. 1. to perform the of a member of the clergy, as at a divine service. 2. to perform the duties or function of some or position. 3. to serve as referee, umpire, or other in a sports contest or game. verb (used with object), officiated, officiating. […]