office office  /ˈɔ fəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
  2. (n) an administrative unit of government
  3. (n) the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
  4. (n) (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power
  5. (n) professional or clerical workers in an office
  6. (n) a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities
  7. (n) a job in an organization

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Whether or not it involves cronyism and cover-up, the affair of the White House travel office is a tale of ineptitude by officials who blindly followed bureaucratic rules.
  2. More and more, though, the need to actually show up at an office that consists of an anonymous hallway and a farm of cubicles or closed doors is just going to fade away.
  3. Guides to corporate conductYoung employees wearing Walkmans in the office corridors.

News

  1. Office Mobile (iOS)

    Editor's Rating: User Rating: Good: Office Mobile for iOS has an intuitive interface for making quick edits to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents on the go. Bad: Limited features mean you're not getting the power of Office 365 on your iPhone, so you shouldn't have be a subscriber to use the app. Bottom Line: Office Mobile is worth downloading if you're a current Office 365 subscriber, but ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Brookfield Office Properties Commences Tender Offer for All Outstanding Preferred Shares of MPG Office Trust, Inc.

    Brookfield Office Properties Inc. is commencing today, through a direct wholly-owned subsidiary, a cash tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of preferred stock of MPG Office Trust, Inc. . BPO ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Office 365 for iPhone hits App Store

    Office 365 has finally landed on iPhone, with Microsoft releasing a version of its Office Mobile package for Apple’s iOS smartphone. Currently available for iPhone though not iPad, “Office Mobile for Office 365 subscribers” is a free download from the App Store from today, though requires an active subscription to Office 365, and gives access Read The Full Story
    on June 14, 2013     Source: SlashGear

Quotes

  1. "This isn't about me," Obama said. "This debate is about the letters I read when I sit in the Oval Office every day, and the stories I hear at town hall meetings.This debate is not a game for these Americans, and they cannot afford to wait...
    on Jul 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Politico

  2. In his letter, which was dated Dec. 5, Goode said that Americans needed to "wake up" or else there would "likely be many more Muslims elected to office and demanding the use of the Koran."
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Virgil Goode Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. In a message from his office, Martinez said he would "step down from public office, effective on a successor taking office to fill out the remainder of my term."
    on Aug 7, 2009 By: Mel Martinez Source: Bizjournals.com

Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /