Meaning of “office building” in the English Dictionary

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"office building" in British English

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office buildingnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɒf.ɪs ˌbɪl.dɪŋ/ us /ˈɑː.fɪs ˌbɪl.dɪŋ/ UK also office block

Examples from literature

  • I work in a tall office building. 
  • It takes a lot of energy to keep a modern office building going. 
  • Old factories or churches are sometimes made into apartment buildings or office buildings. 

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

"office building" in Business English

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office buildingnoun [ C ]

uk us UK also office block

WORKPLACE a large building that contains offices:

a construction site for a 15-story office building in the city centre

(Definition of “office building” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)