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Overview of noun office

The noun office has 7 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (62) office, business office

(place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed; "he rented an office in the new building")

2. (24) agency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authority

(an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority")

3. (6) function, office, part, role

(the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role")

4. (2) office, power

((of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "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")

5. office, office staff

(professional or clerical workers in an office; "the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard")

6. office

(a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities; "the offices of the mass")

7. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation

(a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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