clerical clerical  /ˈklɛ rə kəl/


  1. (adj) of or relating to clerks
  2. (adj) of or relating to the clergy
  3. (adj) appropriate for or engaged in office work

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  1. Customer Service/Clerical

    Customer Service/Clerical, Lee's Summit, looking for a detail oriented, customer service focused individual; Must be able to work in a fast paced environment & be able to multi-task, dedication to serving the customer's needs & have strong phone skills are most important, Knowledge of transportation industry is a plus, Paid holidays, health/dental insurance, IRA, Fax resume to; 816-246-0325 or ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Lee's Summit Journal

  2. University of Minnesota clerical workers protest 25 job cuts

    The union representing clerical workers at the University of Minnesota will protest recent layoffs Friday before the Board of Regents votes on the 2014 operating budget.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Phila clerical workers approve contract

    New Philadelphia Service Department clerical workers have a new three-year contract, including provisions from a fact-finder’s report, which was accepted Tuesday by the employees and Monday night by City Council.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Times-Reporter


  1. Clinton said that "increasingly, more and more aspects of Iranian society ...... are being controlled not by the clerical leadership, not by the political leadership" but by the Revolutionary Guards.
    on Feb 16, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Ynetnews

  2. In an interview to be broadcast on Monday, Williams said: "I was speaking to an Irish friend recently who was saying that it's quite difficult in some parts of Ireland to go down the street wearing a clerical collar now. And an institution so deeply...
    on Apr 3, 2010 By: Rowan Williams Source: The Guardian

  3. "This crack in the clerical establishment and the fact they are siding with the people and Mousavi, in my view, is the most historic crack in the 30 years of the Islamic republic," said Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian Studies Program at...
    on Jul 5, 2009 By: Abbas Milani Source: Toronto Star

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