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English - Etymology

From Anglo-Norman _office_, _offis_ etc., and Old French _office_, from Latin _officium_ (“task, business, duty, official duty, office, court”), probably a contraction of _opificium_ (“the doing of a work, a working”), from _opifex_ (“one who does a work”), from _opus_ (“work”) + _facere_ (“to do”).

From Anglo-Norman office, offis etc., and Old French office, from Latin officium (task, business, duty, official duty, office, court), probably a contraction of opificium (the doing of a work, a working), from opifex (one who does a work), from opus (work) + facere (to do).

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* (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɒfɪs/ * (US) IPA(key): /ˈɔfɪs/ * Hyphenation: of‧fice * Rhymes: -ɒfɪs

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɒfɪs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɔfɪs/
  • Hyphenation: of‧fice
  • Rhymes: -ɒfɪs

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English - Noun

OFFICE (_plural_ OFFICES) * A building or room where clerical or professional duties are performed. * 1915, George A. Birmingham, _Gossamer_, chapterI: There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. […] Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place. Pushing men hustle each other at the windows of the purser's OFFICE, under pretence of expecting letters or despatching telegrams. * A bureau, an administrative unit of government. * A position of responsibility of some authority within an organisation. _an executive or judicial OFFICE;  a municipal OFFICE_ * A charge or trust; a function. * Bible, Romans xi. 13 Inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine OFFICE. * William Shakespeare (c.1564–1616) They [the eyes] resign their OFFICE and their light. * John Milton (1608-1674) Hesperus, whose OFFICE is to bring / Twilight upon the earth. * Isaac Newton (1642-1727) In this experiment the several intervals of the teeth of the comb do the OFFICE of so many prisms. * Rite, ceremonial observance of social or religious nature. * Religious service, especially a liturgy officiated by a Christian priest or minister. * John Evelyn (1620-1706) This morning was read in the church, after the OFFICE was done, the declaration setting forth the late conspiracy against the king's person. * 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. * (obsolete) 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_ * William Shakespeare (c.1564–1616) I would I could do a good OFFICE between you. * Doctrine and Covenants 25: 5 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah 1981 […] the OFFICE of thy calling shall be for a comfort unto my servant […] * 1813, Jane Austen, _Pride and Prejudice_, Modern Library Edition (1995), p.144 […] there I readily engaged in the OFFICE of pointing out to my friend the certain evils of such a choice. * (in the plural) The parts of a house given over to household work, storage etc. * Francis Bacon (1561-1626) As for the OFFICES, let them stand at distance. * 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, _A Study in Scarlet_, III: A short passage, bare planked and dusty, led to the kitchen and OFFICES. * An office suite; a collection of work‐related computer programs (shortened from several such suites with 'office' in their name). HYPONYMS * See also Wikisaurus:office DERIVED TERMS RELATED TERMS * officer * official * officiate TRANSLATIONS

office (plural offices)

  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. (obsolete) 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. (in the plural) 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).

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English - References

* _Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary_, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967 * office in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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English - Anagrams

* coiffe

Que a categoria em FRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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French - Etymology

Borrowed from Latin _officium_.

Borrowed from Latin officium.

Que a categoria em FRENCH - PRONUNCIATION
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French - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ɔfis/

  • IPA(key): /ɔfis/

Que a categoria em FRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

OFFICE

office

Que a categoria em FRENCH - REFERENCES
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French - References

* _Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique_. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

Que a categoria em FRENCH - ANAGRAMS
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French - Anagrams

* coiffe, coiffé

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French - External Links

* “office” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).

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Latin - Verb

OFFICE * second-person singular present active imperative of _officiō_

office

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of officiō

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Old French - Noun

OFFICE

office

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Old French - References

* office on the Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub


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