Definition of 'clerk'
Example sentences containing 'clerk'
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His father was a bank clerk and his mother a nurse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was also set to buy a castle until a bank clerk spotted an error in a mortgage application and alerted cops. The Sun (2016)One man has received a particularly generous gift, courtesy of a hapless bank clerk. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Initially, they worked as clerks and journalists. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The hotel clerk ran through the usual facilities before coming to an awkward halt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The court clerk told her that the trial could be heard only at a crown court. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The retired office clerk was told it was for security reasons. The Sun (2012)So do three or four other claims clerks working within the same claims unit. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)She got a job as an insurance clerk. The Sun (2012)One of us was a court clerk. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The office of the clerk of superior court can be helpful in directing this matter. Understanding Cancer (1987)Other southern women worked as clerks in newly organized government departments. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)He looked like the insurance clerk that he was. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was spotted by a court clerk and security marched him to the cells. The Sun (2015)The office clerks have been on full pay for more than three months. The Sun (2008)One is a filing clerk and another works in a medical records department. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Case details were so distressing an experienced court clerk had to leave the hearing. The Sun (2011)He is charged with failing to inform the clerk of the course that he would miss his first two rides. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He began his working life as a bank clerk and it transpired both our wives were members of the local tennis club. The Sun (2013)He was selected for the county colts and through this found a job as a clerk in Aldershot town hall. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When she reached 15 she returned to the capital and found a job as a clerk in a department store. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I ended up seeking the advice of assorted locals, from taxi drivers to bank clerks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)After packing in his job at the auction house to become an insurance clerk, he had more money to spare and bought more turkeys. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Today the senior clerk's role resembles that of a chief executive of a multimillion-pound company. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They called him'the bank clerk who went to war '. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The office of Commons clerk goes back to the 14th century. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Despite a massive police inquiry and a 10,000 reward, no trace of the hospital clerk had previously been found. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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In Common Usage. clerk is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'clerk'
British English: clerk NOUN
A clerk is a person whose job is to work with numbers or documents in an office.
She works as a clerk in a travel agency.
Definition of clerk from the Collins English Dictionary
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