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clerical

adjective
 
 
/ˈklerɪkəl/
WORKPLACE, HR relating to work done in an office, dealing with files, records, etc.: clerical job/work She worked her way up from a clerical job to become a top executive. The apparent drop in profitability was blamed on a clerical error which involved some double counting.
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