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English definition of “paperwork”

paperwork

noun [U]     /ˈpeɪpəwɜːk/
the written records connected with a particular job, deal, journey, etc.: She had to search back through the paperwork to find the interest rate.complete/fill out the paperwork It took a while to complete the paperwork when I bought the car.
the part of a job which involves writing letters and reports and keeping records: The job involves too much paperwork.
(Definition of paperwork noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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