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English definition of “clerk”

clerk

noun [C]     /klɑːk/ US  /klɝːk/
a person who works in an office , dealing with records or performing general office duties : a filing clerk a junior office clerkEmployment status and types of workServants, slaves and underlings US a hotel employee who welcomes guests when they arrive : The ( desk ) clerk checked us in and gave us our key .Employment status and types of workHotels and hostels US someone who sells things in a shop : Take your purchases to the ( sales ) clerk, and he will wrap them for you.People who sell thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneurs
(Definition of clerk noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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