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office

of·fice

office

 
 
pronunciation:
aw fihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place where business or professional transactions are conducted.
 
similar words:
agency, building, business, home office, workplace
definition 2: those who work in such a place.
The office was upset by the news of layoffs.
synonyms:
bureaucracy, businessmen, businesswomen, management, professionals, staff
similar words:
bureaucrats, employees, hierarchy, officialdom, officials, workers
definition 3: a position of trust or responsibility.
synonyms:
appointment, berth, position, post
similar words:
billet, commission, rank
definition 4: the duties of a person in such a position.
synonyms:
charge, duty
similar words:
business, function, obligation, province, responsibility, service, trust
definition 5: a government bureau or department.
the Office of Education
synonyms:
bureau, department
similar words:
agency
definition 6: employment in an official capacity.
a politician seeking office
similar words:
appointment, election
definition 7: the form of a church ritual or service.
synonyms:
rite, ritual, service
similar words:
ceremony, Mass, sacrament
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