French translation of 'office'
1. (= place) bureau m
She works in an office. Elle travaille dans un bureau.see also press office
2. (= position) charge f ⧫ fonction f
term of office mandat
a second term of office un deuxième mandat
to run for office se présenter aux élections
to take office entrer en fonctions
to hold office exercer ses fonctions
The president shall hold office for five years. Le président exercera ses fonctions pendant cinq ans.
the President’s ten years in office les dix ans du président à la tête de l’État
to be in office être en poste
to vote sb out of office écarter qn du pouvoir à la faveur des élections
3. (US) [of doctor] (= surgery) cabinet m see also good offices
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Example Sentences Including 'office'
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The young ones from the law office, going to the Twenty-fifth Street Bridge.ROUGH JUSTICE (2002)
He looked like he'd just been called up to the headmaster's office or something.THE EXECUTION (2002)
The sort of worker who would always see that the office wheels never stopped turning.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
I offloaded Jessica onto her because I wanted to go and have a look in the office.THE EXECUTION (2002)
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'office' in Other Languages
British English: office /ˈɒfɪs/ NOUN
An office is a room or a part of a building where people work sitting at desks.
I arrived at the office early.
- American English: office
- Arabic: مَكْتَبٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: escritório
- Chinese: 办公室
- Croatian: ured
- Czech: kancelář
- Danish: kontor
- Dutch: kantoor
- European Spanish: oficina
- Finnish: toimisto
- French: bureau lieu de travail
- German: Büro
- Greek: γραφείο
- Italian: ufficio
- Japanese: オフィス
- Korean: 사무실
- Norwegian: kontor
- Polish: biuro
- European Portuguese: escritório
- Romanian: birou
- Russian: офис
- Spanish: oficina
- Swedish: kontor
- Thai: สำนักงาน
- Turkish: büro
- Ukrainian: офіс
- Vietnamese: văn phòng
Translation of office from the Collins English to French
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