office noun Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "office" - English Dictionary

See all translations

officenoun

uk   /ˈɒf.ɪs/  us   /ˈɑː.fɪs/

office noun (WORK PLACE)

A2 [C] a room or part of a building in which people work, especially sitting at tables with computers, phones, etc., usually as a part of a business or other organization: the director's office I didn't leave the office until eight o'clock last night. office equipment office workers [C] a part of a company: They have offices in Paris, London, and Madrid. [C] US (UK surgery) a place where you can go to ask advice from or receive treatment from a doctor or dentist: The doctor does not make house calls - you will have to come to her office.
More examples

office noun (RESPONSIBILITY)

C1 [C or U] a position of authority and responsibility in a government or other organization: the office of vice president As chairman of the association, he held office for over 20 years. The Socialist party has been in office (= governing)/out of office (= not governing) for almost ten years. She's held various offices during her time as a minister.
(Definition of office noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of office?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “office” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
stretch the truth

to say something that is not completely honest in order to make someone or something seem better than it really is

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More