Correct spelling, explanation: officially is the correct spelling, because the base adjective for this adverb is official and the adverbial suffix is -ly. These, merged together, are officially, because there is no reason to omit one of the l’s. Therefore
officialy is incorrect.
Definition of officially:
adverb, in an official manner; in a widely acknowledged but actually different manner
He officially greeted guests and everyone proceeded to the dining room.
Officially he is a manager, but only on paper.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: this spelling is wrong, because l should be doubled, as the base word is official. To create an adverb from an adjective we add suffix -ly, so official plus -ly is officially, not
officialy. We should skip any l here, so officially is the correct form, alike casually or basically.
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