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official family

noun
1.
the executives or officials chiefly responsible for the operation of an organization or government.
Origin of official family
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism
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  • Such was the deliberate and unanimous conclusion of the President and his official family after long discussions.

  • I want him in my official family--I need his judgment and advice--need it badly!

    Keineth Jane D. Abbott
  • There was an aristocracy in the official family above decks.

    Old Times on the Upper Mississippi George Byron Merrick
  • He gave him consistent and cordial support and the least trouble and anxiety of any of his official family.

    Abraham Lincoln William Eleroy Curtis
  • The president with his official family sojourns there; and society follows him.

  • There were forecasts a-plenty; frequent prophecies in particular of the speedy separation of Mr. Bryan from the official family.

  • The personnel of its official family is not devoid of interest at present.

    James Cutbush Edgar F. Smith
  • In general, Congress was more blamable than either the president or his official family, or the army officers.

  • First there was a state dinner to the ministers and the official family, and then a levee.

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