Wordlist: Office equipment - List 1

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office equipment
 
the things that are usually inside office rooms to be used by the office workers
 
desk
 
a table, frame, or case, usually with a sloping top, but often with a flat top, for the use of writers and readers
 
desk lamp
 
a device to light up the desk
 
dictating machine
 
a small electronic device to record the speech of someone
 
dictate
 
to speak in order for someone to write down the words
 
file
 
a collection of papers collated and archived together
 
filing cabinet
 
a piece of office furniture comprised of drawers or shelves sized to standard file folder widths, traditionally used for storing documents in order
 
stationery
 
writing materials like paper and pens
 
 
  • office equipment
    • office equipment(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the things that are usually inside office rooms to be used by the office workers
    • Example:
      • The new office equipment was modern but very expensive.
  • desk
    • desk, desks(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a table, frame, or case, usually with a sloping top, but often with a flat top, for the use of writers and readers
    • Example:
      • There are 3 desks in each room.
  • desk lamp
    • desk lamp, desk lamps(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device to light up the desk
    • Example:
      • He forgot to switch off his desk lamp.
  • dictating machine
    • dictating machine, dictating machines(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small electronic device to record the speech of someone
    • Example:
      • The reporter brought a dictating machine to the interview.
      • Synonym(s):
        voice recorder
    • dictate[ˈdɪkˌteɪt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to speak in order for someone to write down the words
    • Example:
      • She is dictating a letter to a stenographer.
  • file
    • file, files['faɪl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a collection of papers collated and archived together
    • Example:
      • They kept the files of every single client.
  • filing cabinet
    • filing cabinet, filing cabinets(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a piece of office furniture comprised of drawers or shelves sized to standard file folder widths, traditionally used for storing documents in order
    • Example:
      • The filing cabinets were packed with files.
  • stationery
    • stationery[ˈsteɪʃənəri](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • writing materials like paper and pens
    • Example:
      • When school finished he threw all of his stationery away as he no longer had any need for pencils and exercise books.
      • Synonym(s):
        office supplies
 

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        stationery
        filing cabinet
        filing cabinet
        office equipment
        office equipment
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        desk
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        file
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        dictating machine
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        desk
        a table, frame, or case, usually with a sloping top, but often with a flat top, for the use of writers and readers
        stationery
        writing materials like paper and pens
        filing cabinet
        a piece of office furniture comprised of drawers or shelves sized to standard file folder widths, traditionally used for storing documents in order
        file
        a collection of papers collated and archived together
        office equipment
        the things that are usually inside office rooms to be used by the office workers
        dictate
        to speak in order for someone to write down the words
        dictating machine
        a small electronic device to record the speech of someone
        desk lamp
        a device to light up the desk
         
         
         

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        desk lamp
        a device to light up the desk
        stationery
        writing materials like paper and pens
        dictating machine
        a small electronic device to record the speech of someone
        office equipment
        the things that are usually inside office rooms to be used by the office workers
        file
        a collection of papers collated and archived together
        desk
        a table, frame, or case, usually with a sloping top, but often with a flat top, for the use of writers and readers
        filing cabinet
        a piece of office furniture comprised of drawers or shelves sized to standard file folder widths, traditionally used for storing documents in order
         
         
         
         

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