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Noun: office  ó-fis
  1. Place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    "he rented an office in the new building";
    - business office
     
  2. An administrative unit of government
    "Office of Management and Budget";
    - agency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, authority
     
  3. The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    "the office of a teacher";
    - function, part, role
     
  4. (of a government or government official) the status of currently holding an official or elected position and having the corresponding authority
    "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office";
    - power
     
  5. Professional or clerical workers in an office
    "the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard";
    - office staff
     
  6. A religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities
    "the offices of the mass"
     
  7. A job in an organization
    - position, post, berth, spot, billet, place, situation

Derived forms: offices

Type of: administrative body, administrative unit, business, business establishment, duty, job, line, line of work, occupation, place of business, religious rite, rite, staff, state

Part of: office block, office building

Encyclopedia: Office