Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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box office the ticket sales office of a theater, concert hall, stadium, or the like. [3 definitions]
dead-letter office a postal department to which undeliverable or unreturnable letters and parcels are sent to be opened, delivered if an address can be found, or destroyed.
divine office (sometimes caps.) the readings and prayers for the various canonical hours in the Roman Catholic Church.
doctor's office a building, or place within a building, used by a single physician or group of physicians, where patients can consult with or be treated by a doctor on an appointment basis.
foreign office in some nations, the government department officially concerned with foreign policy.
front office the administrative office of a company or organization, or its executive officers or management.
Holy Office an organization within the Roman Catholic Church that oversees matters of doctrine and morality.
home office the main office of a business, organization, or company that has several offices. [2 definitions]
land office a government office established to transact and record the sale and transfer of public lands.
land-office business (informal) extremely good or booming business.
nurse's office in a school, the office of the school's nurse, where students go for assistance if they are injured or do not feel well during school.
office boy a boy or young man employed to run errands and do other odd jobs for an office.
office building a building that contains only, or primarily, business offices.
office hours the hours that an office is regularly open for business.
Oval Office the oval-shaped office in the White House that is used by the President of the United States. [2 definitions]
patent office in the U.S. government, an agency of the Department of Commerce that administers the patent and trademark laws; Patent and Trademark Office.
post office (often cap.) a department or branch of a government responsible for the circulation of mail. [2 definitions]
principal's office the administrative office of the head of a school, sometimes seen particularly as the place where disciplinary action is carried out or where decisions with regard to discipline are made and announced.
Tenure of Office Act a law forbidding the U.S. President to remove a federal officeholder from office without the approval of the Senate. The act was passed by the U.S. Congress in 1867, overriding the veto of President Andrew Johnson.