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clerk

noun [C] uk   /klɑːk/  us   /klɝːk/
a person who works in an office, dealing with records or performing general office duties: a filing clerk a junior office clerk US (also salesclerk) a person who serves customers in a shop: Take your purchases to the clerk, and he will wrap them for you. US (also desk clerk) a hotel employee who deals with guests when they arrive: The clerk checked us in and gave us our key. US (also law clerk) a person who works with a judge and helps the judge make decisions

clerk

verb [I] uk   /klɑːk/  us   /klɝːk/
to work as a clerk: Debbie has a summer job clerking in an office.
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