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    #1

    Officiated by

    Dear Teachers

    In the following sentence, is it grammatically correct to use "officiated"? Is it grammatically correct if I use "performed by" instead of "officiated by"?

    Peter is invited to a ceremony which will be officiated by Jane.

    Please advise

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    Anthony the learner

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    Re: Officiated by

    'Officiated' doesn't sound right to me.

    I'd say ceremonies are usually performed or conducted by a celebrant.

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    Re: Officiated by

    IMO, it is correct, if perhaps a bit formal.

    See officiate - WordReference.com Dictionary of English #2.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: Officiated by

    One "officiates at" something.

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    #5

    Re: Officiated by

    Yes — of course. That's why 'officiated by Jane' didn't sound right to me.

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