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paperwork

noun [U] uk   /ˈpeɪ.pə.wɜːk/ us    /-pɚ.wɝːk/
B2 the part of a job that involves writing letters and reports and keeping recordsOffice practices the written records connected with a particular job, deal, journey, etc.: I've kept all the paperwork for the car.Managing and organizingOffice practices
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