clerical Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “clerical” in the English Dictionary

"clerical" in British English

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clericaladjective

uk   us   /ˈkler.ɪ.kəl/

clerical adjective (OFFICE WORK)

relating to ​work done in an ​office: a clerical job (= a ​jobperforminggeneralofficeduties). a clerical error (= a ​mistake made in the ​office)

clerical adjective (PRIEST)

relating to a ​priest or ​priests: clerical ​ministry
(Definition of clerical from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clerical" in American English

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clericaladjective

 us   /ˈkler·ɪ·kəl/
relating to the ​type of ​work usually done in an ​office, or to the ​work of a clerk
(Definition of clerical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"clerical" in Business English

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clericaladjective

uk   us   /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 ​topexecutive. The apparent ​drop in ​profitability was blamed on a clerical ​error which involved some ​double counting.
(Definition of clerical from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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