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Ex Officio

ex officio adv or adj

[Late Latin]
: by virtue or because of an office [the Vice President serves ex officio as president of the Senate] [an ex officio member of the board]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.