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a piece of work that has been assigned

a formal act or set of acts prescribed by ritual

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an administrative unit of government

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the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

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

professional or clerical workers in an office

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a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities

a job in an organization

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In the office of the doctor there was a woman, the wife of the man who kept the bookstore in Wines- burg.
If the public felt that their wills were in safe keeping, and took it for granted that the office was not to be made better, who was the worse for it?
No one wished it to be noticed that he could see nothing, for then he would have been unfit for his office, or else very stupid.
The expediency of the junction of the Senate with the Executive, in the power of appointing to offices, will, I trust, be placed in a light not less satisfactory, in the disquisitions under the same head.
He shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years, and, together with the Vice President chosen for the same Term, be elected, as follows:
Well, you have an office of your own in this building, I believe.
Hilbery mused, "and I can't fancy turning one of those noble great rooms into a stuffy little Suffrage office.
My elder brother, for whom there was no place in the office where I worked, had found one in a store, and he beguiled the leisure that light trade left on his hands by reading the novels of Captain Marryat.
He had accepted her impersonally along with the office furnishing, the office boy, Morrison, the chief, confidential, and only clerk, and all the rest of the accessories of a superman's gambling place of business.
He told her that he would come, after all; that he would go over to San Francisco, to the TRANSCONTINENTAL office, collect the five dollars due him, and with it redeem his suit of clothes.
Troy set forth for the Head Office in Whitehall to consult the police on the question of the missing money.
The sum insured in each office was five thousand pounds--on which one year's premium only had been paid.
While he looked upon the alarming spectacle an Office broke away from the Throng and took shelter in a tomb close to where he stood, the crowd being too intent upon hammering one another to observe that the cause of their contention had departed.
In the first room as you enter you will find the office servant; in the second, the under-clerks; the private office of the second head-clerk is to the right or left, and further on is that of the head of the bureau.
For there is reason to think that if a city were composed entirely of good men, then to avoid office would be as much an object of contention as to obtain office is at present; then we should have plain proof that the true ruler is not meant by nature to regard his own interest, but that of his subjects; and every one who knew this would choose rather to receive a benefit from another than to have the trouble of conferring one.