ex officio

Definition of "ex officio"
  1. Holding a position or role due to the power or authority from another role, like a corporation's president being on a committee
How to use "ex officio" in a sentence
  1. He took charge of the financial committee ex officio as he was the organization's CEO.
  2. The dean is an ex officio member of all academic committees.
  3. As the mayor, she is ex officio head of the city council.

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