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unofficial

adjective casual, informal, not to be quoted, off the record, personal, unauthoritative, unauthorized, unendorsed, without authority, without ceremony
Associated concepts: unofficial ruling
See also: informal, interim, private, uncorroborated
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Starting in May of 2014, the America's Unofficial Ambassadors Summer Service Internship program will enable students to earn four classroom credits for volunteering in Indonesia, Morocco, Tajikistan or Tanzania.
Rizal now becomes the unofficial national hero, carabao the unofficial national animal, mango the unofficial national fruit, bangus the unofficial fish, the baro't saya as the unofficial national costume and so on," he explained.
India A had earlier lost the first unofficial Test against the visitors and had also lost the one-day series before winning the only T20 match.
Altogether, these data comprise a rich new source of information on the situation of unofficial Protestant churches and church members in contemporary China.
Any worker who goes on unofficial strike breaks his contract of employment and therefore should no longer be employed.
One of the demands was to pay the salaries of unofficial employees on a regular basis because most employees are paid once every three to four months, according to Ibrahim.
The Welsh Rugby Union has found that hundreds of fans may have paid high prices for unofficial hospitality packages.
HUNDREDS of rugby fans face being turned away from the Millennium Stadium on Friday following a crackdown on unofficial hospitality packages.
Summary: FOROS, July 25, 2010, SPA -- Vladimir Putin says he met with the Russian spies who were expelled from the United States, joining them in singing an unofficial KGB anthem and promising them good jobs and a bright future back in their homeland, AP reported.
The raids are believed to be actions taken by the country's president to increase control over an unofficial foreign exchange market.
A PROMISING young film director from Merseyside today revealed he has been approached to master a new unofficial World Cup anthem.
Summary: At least 200 people have been killed after a trench collapsed at an unofficial gold mine in Sierra Leone.