Wordlist: Occupations

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Vocabulary List : Learn New Vocabulary

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boss
 
a person who oversees and directs the work of others; a person in charge of a business or company
 
director
 
the person in charge of managing a department or directorate projects
 
superior
 
a person of higher rank or quality
 
colleague
 
a fellow member of a profession, staff, academic faculty or other organisation
 
typist
 
a clerical worker who writes letters, etc., using a typewriter or computer
 
assistant
 
a person who helps someone else, usually his or her boss
 
receptionist
 
an employee or secretary who receives visitors and calls, typically in an office setting
 
accountant
 
one whose profession includes organising, maintaining and auditing the financial records of another
 
 
  • boss
    • boss, bosses[bɒs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who oversees and directs the work of others; a person in charge of a business or company
    • Example:
      • My boss complains that I'm always late to work.
      • Synonym(s):
        head, leader
    • director, directors[dɪˈrɛktə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the person in charge of managing a department or directorate projects
    • Example:
      • The employees haven't met the new director yet.
    • superior, superiors[supɪriɚ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person of higher rank or quality
    • Example:
      • What's the name of your superior?
      • Synonym(s):
        supervisor (AE)
  • colleague
    • colleague, colleagues(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a fellow member of a profession, staff, academic faculty or other organisation
    • Example:
      • There are some nice people among my colleagues.
      • Synonym(s):
        coworker
  • typist
    • typist, typists(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a clerical worker who writes letters, etc., using a typewriter or computer
    • Example:
      • The typist took the minutes at the conference.
  • assistant
    • assistant, assistants(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who helps someone else, usually his or her boss
    • Example:
      • He has a personal assistant named Claire.
  • receptionist
    • receptionist, receptionists(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an employee or secretary who receives visitors and calls, typically in an office setting
    • Example:
      • The headmaster's secretary showed the father and his boy in with an ominous look.
  • accountant
    • accountant, accountants[əˈkaʊntənt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one whose profession includes organising, maintaining and auditing the financial records of another
    • Example:
      • The new accountant is doing a good job.
      • Synonym(s):
        bookkeeper
 

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Games and Quiz : Have Fun With Vocabulary

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boss
director
superior
colleague
typist
assistant
receptionist
accountant
 
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        accountant
        accountant
        assistant
        personal assistant
        typist
        typist
        receptionist
        receptionist
        boss
        boss
        colleague
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        accountant
        one whose profession includes organising, maintaining and auditing the financial records of another
        superior
        a person of higher rank or quality
        director
        the person in charge of managing a department or directorate projects
        assistant
        a person who helps someone else, usually his or her boss
        typist
        a clerical worker who writes letters, etc., using a typewriter or computer
        receptionist
        an employee or secretary who receives visitors and calls, typically in an office setting
        boss
        a person who oversees and directs the work of others; a person in charge of a business or company
        colleague
        a fellow member of a profession, staff, academic faculty or other organisation
         
         
         

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        boss
        a person who oversees and directs the work of others; a person in charge of a business or company
        personal assistant
        a person who helps someone else, usually his or her boss
        receptionist
        an employee or secretary who receives visitors and calls, typically in an office setting
        accountant
        one whose profession includes organising, maintaining and auditing the financial records of another
        colleague
        a fellow member of a profession, staff, academic faculty or other organisation
        typist
        a clerical worker who writes letters, etc., using a typewriter or computer
         
         
         
         

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