[ UK /ˈɒfɪs/ ]
[ US /ˈɔfɪs/ ]
  1. professional or clerical workers in an office
    the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard
  2. a job in an organization
    he occupied a post in the treasury
  3. a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities
    the offices of the mass
  4. the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    play its role
    the government must do its part
    the function of a teacher
  5. (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power
    during his first year in power
    the power of the president
    during his first year in office
    being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage
  6. an administrative unit of government
    the Census Bureau
    the Central Intelligence Agency
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    Office of Management and Budget
  7. place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    he rented an office in the new building
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How To Use office In A Sentence

  • Nursing commissioned officer ( NNCO ) is a special necessary colony. Educate to NNCO is a new thing.
  • Moreover, Mr Webb's point about what he calls disinterested management -- that is to say, the management of banks by officers whose remuneration bears no relation to the profit made on each piece of business transacted -- is one of the matters in which English banking seems likely at least to be modified. War-Time Financial Problems
  • Remember that even if your surgery is performed in an office or surgicenter, your surgeon should have hospital privileges to perform that procedure. You: On a Diet
  • Over 20 factors were analyzed amongst the DUI attorneys sampled, including whether free consultations are offered, if a lawyer is willing to do 'outcall' (meaning they will meet with potential clients outside the office), how aggressive the defense of the client is, the degree to which each client is offered access to their lawyer, how much time is spent with each client talking by phone or over email, and other factors. WebWire | Recent Headlines
  • CANON LXXXI: We have said that a Bishop, or a Presbyter must not descend himself into public offices, but must attend to ecclesiastical needs.
  • And when Elliot Spitzer got caught fooling w/a prostie, he resigned on the spot … saaaaaaaaaaaay … WHY is Vitter still in office? Think Progress » Vitter receives standing ovation at Southern Republican Leadership Conference.
  • Labour is naturally a bit shell-shocked finding itself out of office for the first time in 13 years. Times, Sunday Times
  • Why not put in some overtime at the office and find the company a way to save money, increase efficiency, or improve on a product?
  • In all the sale extends to 800 lots, ranging across plant, machinery, tools, office equipment, furniture and computers.
  • A police officer ordered me to get out of the car.
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