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    office - Dictionary definition and meaning for word office

    Definition
    (noun) place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    Synonyms : business office
    Example Sentence
    • he rented an office in the new building
    Definition
    (noun) an administrative unit of government
    Example Sentence
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
    Definition
    (noun) the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    Synonyms : function , part , role
    Example Sentence
    • the function of a teacher
    • the government must do its part
    • play its role
    Definition
    (noun) (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power
    Synonyms : power
    Example Sentence
    • being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage
    • during his first year in office
    • during his first year in power
    • the power of the president
    Definition
    (noun) professional or clerical workers in an office
    Synonyms : office staff
    Example Sentence
    • the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard
    Definition
    (noun) a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities
    Example Sentence
    • the offices of the mass
    Definition
    (noun) a job in an organization
    Synonyms : berth , billet , place , position , post , situation , spot
    Example Sentence
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
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