desk-bound :

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  • s  restricted to working in an office rather than in an active physical capacity

  • Nikita himself launched an attack on Moscow's desk-bound administrators.
  • Though some desk-bound bureaucrats are beginning to be laid off, a far greater number of lineworkerspolicemen, firemen, teachershave been dismissed.
  • FBI negotiator Jeffrey Jamar, who recommended the plan to end the siege with a tear gas assault, challenged a cult lawyer's assertion that "some desk-bound bureaucrat in Washington .
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  • The Scramble To Replace Google Reader
    The announcement earlier in the year of of Google Reader's demise on July 1st has given a lot of developers a hard deadline to get something usable delivered. I think this week is going to see a bundle of RSS readers released, both for desk-bound computers, and on mobile. The value of a good release before July 1st is huge, allowing importing of data from Reader. Miss the deadline, and other ...
    June 25, 2013 - Forbes

  • Stella Rimington in Reuters
    Liz comes from an era where women can do the same work as men, whereas when I joined, of course, there was this two-tier structure and women could only ever be assistants -- you know, desk-bound,Rimington says. "She's much more modern."
  • Robert Byrd in San Francisco Chronicle
    Deriding "a desk-bound president who assumes the garb of a warrior," Sen. Robert Byrd, DW.Va., said on the Senate floor, "I am loath to think of an aircraft carrier being used as an advertising backdrop for a presidential political slogan,...

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