official noun

ADJ. high-ranking, prominent, senior, top | junior, minor | local, provincial, regional | departmental | public | full-time, part-time | elected | permanent | retired | responsible Report the incident to the responsible official. the official responsible for handling the case | corrupt | bank, company, corporate, council, court, customs, government, judicial, military, ministry, party, royal, state, (trade) union

VERB + OFFICIAL appoint (sb), appoint sb as | consult, meet | bribe attempting to bribe local officials