Definition of 'desk'
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But they do at the airport rental desk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It doubles as the reception desk as staff use their mobile phones to check you in and programme room keys. The Sun (2016) Sitting at your desk and eating a salad or sarnie won't recharge your batteries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He stressed that writing was a matter of application, and of sitting at the desk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A photograph he posted online showed a kitten sitting on his desk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He now writes from a desk at one end of a narrow room, walled on one side by windows looking east over the city. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the front desk, I sign in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The spokesperson said: “This single portal allows people who want to access management and business data to do so from their desks at work. Computing (2010)We often think that we're too far behind on our workload to move from our desk and our work, but the opposite is true. The Sun (2016)The man at the information desk pointed towards some scaffolding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This can takes just ten seconds sitting at your desk and can make all the difference. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You would expect him at best to be in a desk job. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The desk took two months to build and it was hectic. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the biggest wait was for the airport information desks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Who left this book on my desk? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The person at the front desk will know and address you by your first name. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You enter via steps to a reception desk made of old aviation metal. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The file on his desk contains information about a young woman doctor. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Another way in which your space is invaded is when you are sitting at your desk. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)Those who fail could be moved to desk jobs. The Sun (2015)She was fired when she refused to work at the desk she was given. The Sun (2007)Back at your desk two hours after your wife gave birth? Times, Sunday Times (2011)But then we enter room after room of discarded books and tumbled desks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Physical barriers between people like desks and tables are likely to suggest separation and distance in the relationship. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)Once you pass the check-in desk and get the boarding pass you are a prisoner. The Sun (2013)The bell was one of those old-fashioned ones that you find on hotel reception desks in Italy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The news desk was not, needless to say, amused. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Hot desks What's the point of desks in hotel rooms? Times, Sunday Times (2015)We also want to tell you about our 1985 desk calendar that features LEADERSHIP cartoons. Christianity Today (2000)I have it here on my desk as I write. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'desk'
British English: desk /dɛsk/ NOUN
A desk is a table which you sit at in order to write or work.
- American English: desk
- Arabic: مَكْتَب
- Brazilian Portuguese: escrivaninha
- Chinese: 办公桌
- Croatian: pisaći stol
- Czech: psací stůl
- Danish: skrivebord
- Dutch: bureau
- European Spanish: escritorio
- Finnish: työpöytä
- French: bureau meuble
- German: Schreibtisch
- Greek: γραφείο έπιπλο
- Italian: scrivania
- Japanese: 机
- Korean: 책상
- Norwegian: skrivebord
- Polish: biurko
- European Portuguese: secretária
- Romanian: birou
- Russian: стол
- Spanish: escritorio
- Swedish: skrivbord
- Thai: โต๊ะ
- Turkish: sıra okul
- Ukrainian: письмовий стіл
- Vietnamese: bàn giấy
Definition of desk from the Collins English Dictionary
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