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Meaning of “office hours” in the English Dictionary

"office hours" in British English

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office hoursnoun [plural]

uk   us  
the ​hours during the ​day when ​people who ​work in ​offices are usually at ​work: I'll have to do it outside/out of (= before or after)officehours. Their ​phonelines are only ​open duringofficehours. US the ​times during the ​day when you can go to ​see a ​doctor, ​dentist, professor, etc. at his or her ​office: Many ​doctors have ​eveningofficehours.
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(Definition of office hours from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"office hours" in Business English

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office hoursnoun [plural]

uk   us  
WORKPLACE the ​hours during the day when ​people who ​work in ​offices are usually at ​work: Some ​taxoffices do not ​keepmailboxesopen outside ​officehours. The ​companyprovidedsocialevents for ​workers to encourage them to get together out of ​officehours. They don't ​follow normalofficehours.
(Definition of office hours from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “office hours”
in Chinese (Simplified) 办公时间, 工作时间…
in Turkish çalışma saatleri…
in Russian часы работы (организаций и учреждений)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 辦公時間, 工作時間…
in Polish godzinyurzędowania…
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