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Synonyms of 'office'

(noun) 
Definition
a room, set of rooms, or building in which business, professional duties, or clerical work are carried out
He had an office just big enough for a desk and chair.
Synonyms
place of work
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workplace
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workroom
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place of business
(noun) 
Definition
a department of an organization dealing with particular business
Downing Street's press office
Synonyms
branch
The local branch is handling the accounts.
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department
He worked in the sales department.
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division
the sales division
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section
She was in the dairy section of the supermarket.
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wing
the liberal wing of the Democratic party
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subdivision
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subsection
(noun) 
Definition
a position of trust or authority, as in a government
the honour and dignity of the office of President
Synonyms
post
Sir Peter has held several senior military posts.
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place
All the candidates won places on the ruling council.
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role
His role in the events has been pivotal.
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work
What kind of work do you do?
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business
May I ask what business you are in?
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service
If a young woman did not have a dowry, she went into domestic service.
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charge
I did not consider it any part of my charge to come up with marketing ideas.
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commission
She approached me with a commission to write the screen play for the film.
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responsibility
The 600 properties were his responsibility.
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duty
My duty is to look after the animals.
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function
The main function of merchant banks is to raise capital.
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employment
She was unable to find employment in the area.
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capacity
She was visiting in her official capacity as co-chairperson.
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appointment
He is to take up an appointment as a researcher with the Society.
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occupation
I was looking for an occupation which would allow me to travel.
(plural noun) 
Definition
the help given by someone to someone else
Thanks to his good offices, a home has been found for the birds.
Synonyms
, , , , , , , , , , ,
auspices
a peace conference under the auspices of the UN
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moral support
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of appointment
Definition
the job or position to which a person is appointed
He is to take up an appointment as a researcher with the Society.
in the sense of auspices
a peace conference under the auspices of the UN
in the sense of business
Definition
a trade or profession
May I ask what business you are in?

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