Wordlist: At the office basics - List 1

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office
 
a building or room where clerical or professional duties are performed
 
office hours
 
typically, from about 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, that is, the times when non-24/7 office workers are at their desks
 
business
 
a specific commercial enterprise or establishment
 
businessman
 
a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution
 
businesswoman
 
a woman involved in business
 
business card
 
a small card with a person’s name and professional information (such as occupation, business phone number, e-mail address, etc.)
 
firm
 
a business partnership; the name under which it trades; a business enterprise, however organised
 
appointment
 
an arrangement for a meeting at a specific time and place
 
meeting
 
a gathering of people/parties for a purpose
 
conference
 
a multilateral diplomatic negotiation; an event organised by an organisation to discuss a pressing issue like a new product, market trend or government regulation with a range of speakers
 
be in
 
to be present at a specific place, usually the workplace, and available for other people
 
be out
 
to be not present at a specific place, usually the workplace
 
 
  • office
    • office, offices[ˈɒfɪs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a building or room where clerical or professional duties are performed
    • Example:
      • I need to be back at the office at 10.
    • office hours(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • typically, from about 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, that is, the times when non-24/7 office workers are at their desks
    • Example:
      • To request a brochure, please call back during office hours.
    • business, businesses[ˈbɪzˌnəs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a specific commercial enterprise or establishment
    • Example:
      • I was left my father's business.
      • Synonym(s):
        company
  • businessman
    • businessman, businessmen[ˈbɪzˌnəsmæn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution
    • Example:
      • He looks like a businessman.
      • Synonym(s):
        businessperson
  • businesswoman
    • businesswoman, businesswomen[ˈbɪzˌnəswʊmən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a woman involved in business
    • Example:
      • Do you want to become a businesswoman?
  • business card
    • business card, business cards(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small card with a person’s name and professional information (such as occupation, business phone number, e-mail address, etc.)
    • Example:
      • Can I have your business card?
    • firm, firms(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a business partnership; the name under which it trades; a business enterprise, however organised
    • Example:
      • She used to lead her own firm.
      • Synonym(s):
        company
  • appointment
    • appointment, appointments[ʌˈpɔɪnt.mɛnt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an arrangement for a meeting at a specific time and place
    • Example:
      • They made an appointment to meet at six.
  • meeting
    • meeting, meetings['miːtɪŋ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a gathering of people/parties for a purpose
    • Example:
      • We need to have a meeting about that issue.
      • Synonym(s):
        assembly
  • conference
    • conference, conferences[ˈkɒnfəɹəns](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a multilateral diplomatic negotiation; an event organised by an organisation to discuss a pressing issue like a new product, market trend or government regulation with a range of speakers
    • Example:
      • There were 12 people at the press conference.
    • be in(phrasal verb)
    • Definition:
      • to be present at a specific place, usually the workplace, and available for other people
    • Example:
      • She's usually in from 8 till 4.
      • Synonym(s):
        be out
    • be out(phrasal verb)
    • Definition:
      • to be not present at a specific place, usually the workplace
    • Example:
      • I'm sorry but he's out at the moment.
      • Synonym(s):
        be in
 

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business
businessman
businesswoman
firm
appointment
meeting
conference
 
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        firm
        a business partnership; the name under which it trades; a business enterprise, however organised
        businessman
        a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution
        office
        a building or room where clerical or professional duties are performed
        be in
        to be present at a specific place, usually the workplace, and available for other people
        office hours
        typically, from about 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, that is, the times when non-24/7 office workers are at their desks
        conference
        a multilateral diplomatic negotiation; an event organised by an organisation to discuss a pressing issue like a new product, market trend or government regulation with a range of speakers
        meeting
        a gathering of people/parties for a purpose
        business
        a specific commercial enterprise or establishment
        business card
        a small card with a person’s name and professional information (such as occupation, business phone number, e-mail address, etc.)
        be out
        to be not present at a specific place, usually the workplace
        businesswoman
        a woman involved in business
        appointment
        an arrangement for a meeting at a specific time and place
         
         
         

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        businessman
        a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution
        office
        a building or room where clerical or professional duties are performed
        conference
        a multilateral diplomatic negotiation; an event organised by an organisation to discuss a pressing issue like a new product, market trend or government regulation with a range of speakers
        meeting
        a gathering of people/parties for a purpose
        businesswoman
        a woman involved in business
        business card
        a small card with a person’s name and professional information (such as occupation, business phone number, e-mail address, etc.)
        appointment
        an arrangement for a meeting at a specific time and place
         
         
         
         

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