Definition of office

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Noun
1. A building or room where clerical or professional duties are performed.
2. A bureau, an administrative unit of government.
3. A position of responsibility of some authority within an organisation.
An executive or judicial office;
A municipal office
4. A charge or trust; a function.
5. Rite, ceremonial observance of social or religious nature.
6. Religious service, especially a liturgy officiated by a Christian priest or minister.
7. A major administrative division, notably in certain governmental administrations, either at ministry level (e.g. the British Home Office) or within or dependent on such a department.
8. That which a person does, either voluntarily or by appointment, for, or with reference to, others; customary duty, or a duty that arises from human relations.
Kind offices;
Pious offices
9. The parts of a house given over to household work, storage etc.
10. An office suite; a collection of work-related computer programs (shortened from several such suites with 'office' in their name).
Verb
11. To provide (someone) with an office.
12. To have an office.
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Example Sentences

When we arrived to the office of the car rental, we almost fainted.
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The kids still go to the school, and I work part-time in a lawyer’s office.
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I went to the administrative office to speak to the manager and there was no doubt: nobody had applied for Germany and, on the basis of points, it was the only one they could give me.
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They were sent to the headmaster’s office and as a result of their bad behaviour, they were suspended from school for one week.
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The kids still go to school, and I work part-time in a lawyer’s office.
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Are you going to the station or the office?
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Are you going to the office on foot or by car?
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Are you in the office today?
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Could you give me the address of your husband’s office?
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Are there a lot of post offices in Paris?
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