Meaning of “booking office” in the English Dictionary

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"booking office" in English

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booking officenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbʊk.ɪŋ ˌɒf.ɪs/ us /ˈbʊk.ɪŋ ˌɑː.fɪs/ UK

Examples from literature

  • Garnet, having bought a ticket, after drawing blank at two booking offices, made his way to the bookstall. 
  • He further, in the most obliging manner, suggested that he should take the ticket for the other seat to the booking office and leave instructions for its being given to the gentleman on his arrival. 
  • The announcements placed in German alternatively with English over the booking office, left-luggage office, refreshment buffets, and so forth, the crowned eagle and monogram displayed on the post boxes, caught his eye in quick succession. 
  • Then the guard comes with a list, carefully checks off all our names, and retires to the booking office, from which a minute later he returns. 
  • They clattered down the steps to the booking office, secured their tickets and rushed on to the platform. 

(Definition of “booking office” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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