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office  


      n  
1   
a    a room or set of rooms in which business, professional duties, clerical work, etc., are carried out  
b    (as modifier)  
office furniture, an office boy     
2    often pl   the building or buildings in which the work of an organization, such as a business or government department, is carried out  
3    a commercial or professional business  
the architect's office approved the plans     
4    the group of persons working in an office  
it was a happy office until she came     
5    cap when part of a name   (in Britain) a department of the national government  
the Home Office     
6    cap when part of a name     (in the U.S.)  
a    a governmental agency, esp. of the Federal government  
b    a subdivision of such an agency or of a department  
Office of Science and Technology     
7   
a    a position of trust, responsibility, or duty, esp. in a government or organization  
the office of president, to seek office     
b    (in combination)  
an office-holder     
8    duty or function  
the office of an administrator     
9    often pl   a minor task or service  
domestic offices     
10    often pl   an action performed for another, usually a beneficial action  
through his good offices     
11    a place where tickets, information, etc., can be obtained  
a ticket office     
12      (Christianity)  
a    often pl   a ceremony or service, prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities, esp. one for the dead  
b    the order or form of these  
c      (R.C. Church)   the official daily service  
d       short for       divine office  
13    pl   the parts of a house or estate where work is done, goods are stored, etc.  
14    usually pl     (Brit)  
euphemistic   a lavatory (esp. in the phrase usual offices)  
15    in (or out of) office   (of a government) in (or out of) power  
16    the office  
Slang   a hint or signal  
     (C13: via Old French from Latin officium service, duty, from opus work, service + facere to do)  


box office  
      n  
1    an office at a theatre, cinema, etc., where tickets are sold  
2    the receipts from a play, film, etc  
3   
a    the public appeal of an actor or production  
the musical was bad box office     
b    (as modifier)  
a box-office success     
Crown Office  
      n   (in England) an office of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court that is responsible for administration and where actions are entered for trial  
divine office  
      n   sometimes caps   the canonical prayers (in the Roman Catholic Church those of the breviary) recited daily by priests, those in religious orders, etc.  
electronic office  
      n   integrated computer systems designed to handle office work  
employment office  
      n     (Brit)   any of a number of government offices established to collect and supply to the unemployed information about job vacancies and to employers information about availability of prospective workers,   (Former names)    employment exchange, labour exchange      See also       Jobcentre  
field post office  
      n   a place to which mail intended for military units in the field is sent to be sorted and forwarded,   (Abbrev.)    FPO  
foreign office  
      n   the ministry of a country or state that is concerned with dealings with other states,   (U.S. equivalent)    State Department     (Canadian equivalent)    (department of) external affairs  
General Post Office  
      n  
1    (in Britain until 1969) the department of the central Government that provided postal and telephone services  
2    the main post office in a locality  
Holy Office  
      n     (R.C. Church)   a congregation established in 1542 as the final court of appeal in heresy trials; it now deals with matters of doctrine  
Home Office  
      n     (Brit. government)   the national department responsible for the maintenance of law and order, immigration control, and all other domestic affairs not specifically assigned to another department  
jack-in-office  
      n   a self-important petty official  
land office  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)   an office that administers the sale of public land  
land-office business  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)  
informal   a booming or thriving business  
left-luggage office  
      n     (Brit)   a place at a railway station, airport, etc., where luggage may be left for a small charge with an attendant for safekeeping,   (U.S. and Canadian name)    checkroom  
little office  
      n     (R.C. Church)   a series of psalms and prayers similar to the divine office but shorter  
office bearer  
      n   a person who holds an office, as in a society, company, club, etc.; official  
office block  
      n   a large building designed to provide office accommodation  
office boy  
      n      a former name for       office junior  
office hours  
      pl n  
1    the hours during which an office is open for business  
2    the number of hours worked in an office  
office junior  
      n   a young person, esp. a school-leaver, employed in an office for running errands and doing other minor jobs  
Oval Office  
      n  
the  
1    the private office of the president of the U.S., a large oval room in the White House  
2    the U.S. presidency  
Patent Office  
      n   a government department that issues patents,   (Abbrev.)    Pat. Off  
post office  
      n   a building or room where postage stamps are sold and other postal business is conducted  
Post Office  
      n   a government department or authority in many countries responsible for postal services and often telecommunications  
post office box  
      n   a private numbered place in a post office, in which letters received are kept until called for  
Public Record Office  
      n   an institution in which official records are stored and kept available for inspection by the public  
register office  
      n     (Brit)   a government office where civil marriages are performed and births, marriages, and deaths are recorded,   (Often called)    registry office  
registry office  
      n     (Brit)      a name often used for a       register office  
Stationery Office  
      n   the. (in the UK) the company that supplies the civil service with all its office supplies, machinery, printing and binding, etc.  
sub-post office  
      n   (in Britain) a post office run by a sub-postmaster or sub-postmistress as a self-employed agent for the Post Office  
tariff office  
      n     (Insurance)   a company whose premiums are based on a tariff agreed with other insurance companies  
War Office  
      n     (Brit, formerly)  
a    the department of state responsible for the British Army  
b    the premises of this department in Whitehall, London  
Diccionario de inglés definición  
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office  

1    appointment, business, capacity, charge, commission, duty, employment, function, obligation, occupation, place, post, responsibility, role, service, situation, station, trust, work  
2    advocacy, aegis, aid, auspices, backing, favour, help, intercession, intervention, mediation, patronage, recommendation, referral, support, word  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

coffice n.
coffee shop used as an office especially using internet connection with your laptop computer
new term coined in 2010, not entered yet as "official"

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nm.
the office junior, also known as "gopher" in US-EN
[Hum.];[UK] A self-employed male will often say "I'm everything from the Chairman to the tea boy"
n.
dominant position, use of an office with power and influence to expose or impose one's views
canned by Theodore Roosevelt

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