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a (big) box office draw (=a successful actor who many people will pay to see)
a booking hall/officeBritish English (= a place for buying tickets, especially in a station)
▪ There were long queues in the booking hall.
a factory/farm/office worker
▪ Factory workers threatened strikes.
a (huge) box office hit/success
a registry office weddingBritish English (= at a local government office, not in a church)
▪ They decided to have a registry office wedding.
a term of/in office
▪ The Governor ends his term of office in September.
a ticket office/booth/counter (=a place where you can buy tickets)
▪ There was a long queue at the ticket office.
an office block
▪ She works in a 27-storey office block.
an office desk
▪ I got back from holiday to find piles of papers on my office desk.
an office party
▪ I danced with my boss at the office party.
an office/museum/hospital etc complex
▪ a 120-acre office complex near Las Vegas
an office/school/hospital etc building
▪ Our office building is just ten minutes’ walk from where I live.
back office
▪ back-office operations
booking office
box office receipts/takings etc (=the number of tickets sold or the money received)
box office
▪ Collect your tickets at the box office.
branch office
▪ a branch office in Boston
Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms
Foreign Office, the
front office
head office
high office (=an important position)
▪ Both of them held high office in the Anglican Church.
hold office (=have an important political position)
▪ Whoever is elected will hold office for four years.
hold the post/position/office etc (of sth)
▪ She was the first woman to hold the office of Australian state premier.
▪ The governor had held the post since 1989.
Home Office, the
home office
hospital/library/office etc staff
▪ He had responsibility for training library staff.
land office
left luggage office
office boy
office building
office equipment
▪ office equipment, such as photocopiers and printers
office gossip
▪ He told her a few bits of office gossip which he though might interest her.
office holder
Office Of Public Sector Information, the
office party
Office, The
Oval Office
post office box
post office
press office
public office (=a job in the government)
▪ We do not believe he is fit for public office.
register office
registered office
registry office
resign your post/position/office
▪ He later resigned his post as Minister of Energy.
run for office
▪ an attempt to encourage more women to run for office
sb's bedroom/office window
▪ From his bedroom window he could see two men having an argument.
secretarial/clerical/office work
▪ I have a background in secretarial work.
▪ She had done clerical work before she married.
small office/home office
small office/home office
sorting office
sub-post office
swept into office
▪ Herrera was swept into office on the promise of major reforms.
the oath of office (=the oath a government worker swears to do a job honestly and well)
tourist office
virtual office
▪ Does the virtual office equal freedom or isolation?
▪ In the mid-1820s the total number of despatches sent and received each year by the foreign office was about 12,000.
▪ By the early seventeenth century, therefore, foreign offices, in so far as they existed, were still for the most part embryonic.
▪ By the beginning of the twentieth century the attitudes and ambience of many foreign offices were altering quite rapidly.
▪ Suggestions of this kind culminated in the creation of the foreign office which began its life in 1782.
▪ Clearly the need for works of this kind was now being felt in foreign offices.
▪ Usually diplomatic services and foreign offices in this respect merely reflected the societies they served.
▪ Tristan Garel-Jones from the foreign office.
▪ Elsewhere some of these embryonic foreign offices were developing and growing, though this was still often a slow process.
▪ I would have to dress and make up in a small front office.
▪ But the Negro Leagues, despite their many flaws, did have black owners, managers and front office people.
▪ All others extensions can be dialled from the front office.
▪ Which is why the front office felt it was just as crucial to find another dependable reliever as it was another starter.
▪ The drive to integrate back and front office systems among tour and ferry operators is similarly driving revenues.
▪ The front office deserves credit, too, for making the right trades at the right time.
▪ The job can be particularly hectic for front office managers around check-in and check-out time.
▪ Coaching and the front office have a lot to do with winning and losing, too.
▪ Then there was Teddy, corporal in charge of the General Duties office section.
▪ Cooper worked there, doing general office work, sometimes filling in as the relief receptionist.
▪ Strategic decisions are kept separate, and are decided by the chief executive assisted by a small general office staff.
▪ And the unused stationery was stacked in a general office for use by lowly clerks.
▪ First Aid A first aid post is situated near the general office in the Manor Houae.
▪ Enquiries should be made from the pay kiosk or general office.
▪ Alice went out of his office and along a passage to the general office at the end.
▪ Or you can reach us at head office on Dar-381313.
▪ It gives head office phone numbers.
▪ But there were far too few new faces, and far too many head office honchos.
▪ The head office is not of course, necessarily the registered office and a company search may be necessary.
▪ Sainsbury's were well known Wholesale Grocers with a head office at Trowbridge.
▪ As Westminster aide to the party leader, Mr Durkan has long been tipped for higher offices.
▪ Both were anxious for higher office.
▪ The King appointed them to high offices of state, which the aristocracy and landed gentry considered to be their prerogative.
▪ But most are also rivals for political promotion to a higher office and, ultimately, for the Prime Minister's job.
▪ But the Chavez affair raises doubts about how thoroughly the time-strapped Bush people check their nominees for high office.
▪ A stint here can even lead to the highest office as ex-Whip Mr Major found.
▪ He assumed the highest office at fifty-five.
▪ For Trollope's old Bishop Grantly, the high offices of the Church were a means to great wealth.
▪ The local post office is a vital and valued feature of the rural community.
▪ No spending limit Unlike races for local elective office, no campaign spending limit law applies to ballot measures.
▪ They therefore need to be strongly managed and should not be left to the local office to undertake on their own.
▪ Instead, we headed straight for the local car-rental office and hired ourselves a zippy purple subcompact.
▪ Second, the tax-collecting system has been given new teeth. Local tax offices now have to report to a central-control office.
▪ He said the clock in the local post office was busted and maybe Mitch would drop by and fix it sometime.
▪ Many decisions are taken by local and regional offices of national government departments and other agencies.
▪ But local offices are always up-to-date.
▪ At the end of every month there is a packet awaiting his collection from the main post office in Vienna.
▪ The response was that the matter would require consultation with the main union office in the next town.
▪ The main office door to their right was emblazoned with the logo: Stasis Computers, and it was open.
▪ Over 600 people work for MI6 in its main office.
▪ The main offices of government were based at the Lateran by Innocent's time.
▪ The two men rose and went through the minister's anteroom into his main office.
▪ The issues are revenue grant aid and the acquisition of new office accommodation.
▪ There were new houses and offices all along the road from his village to Port au Prince.
▪ He has moved into a new office in the Rayburn Building, one of the really nice second-floor ones overlooking the Capitol.
▪ On new office accommodation the Council will explain the latest position regarding the new building at South Gyle.
▪ Old brick buildings have found new uses as offices and boutiques.
▪ Strange to tell, even in an era of government downsizing it can make sense to build new federal office space.
▪ We overhauled our image and moved into shiny, new offices.
▪ Ironically, the threat to rural post offices stems mainly from the Government's decision to automate pension and benefit payments.
▪ It makes her feel very grown-up to walk to the post office and to buy airmail stamps.
▪ The robber had packed himself into a carton and had himself delivered to the post office.
▪ Though postal stores nationwide number only 500, almost 32, 000 post offices also offer certain merchandise along with stamps.
▪ And everyone had a story about rude, oafish post office workers.
▪ Postal investigators recovered the letter at about 6: 30 a. m. Friday morning at a post office outside Leavenworth federal prison.
▪ Of messages sent via the cold anonymity of a post office box. ` Bus shelter.
▪ Six months later, New Zealand Post closed 432 post offices.
▪ All of the former officers remained stripped of their rank and were barred from holding public office.
▪ It's doubtful she ever has taken a single day of unpaid leave during any of her innumerable campaigns for public office.
▪ He then sought without success an appointment to public office.
▪ At that level, there can be no doubt of the equation between public office and private interest.
▪ In many ways it should have been the most satisfying celebration of his years in public office.
▪ One of these was the Corporation Act, which restricted the holding of any public office to Anglicans.
▪ I began considering a run for public office.
▪ He took control of the national drugs intelligence unit, the national soccer intelligence unit and seven regional criminal intelligence offices.
▪ Specifically, they complained that the corporate and regional offices often made unreasonable demands on those in the field.
▪ Many decisions are taken by local and regional offices of national government departments and other agencies.
▪ The staff of the 49-county San Francisco regional office has been increased from 45 people to 190.
▪ The social security network is organized into regions under the supervision of a regional office.
▪ By peers, I mean associates in other functional areas and in the corporate or regional offices.
▪ Mr. Key I shall deal in my speech with the importance of the regional offices.
▪ The head office was responsible for company administration and the regional offices dealt with administration for the firm's 40 sales outlets.
▪ Lane had his own small office but was rarely to be found in it.
▪ El Playano had a small office on the second floor of the student center and was published three times a year.
▪ She picked up her two large suitcases and walked through the small cool ticket office on to the station forecourt.
▪ That means we know your business's needs-whether a small office or a large warehouse.
▪ At the end, to the north side, the policeman led Duncan into a small suite of offices.
▪ Alternatively, you may wish to rent a small, serviced office for a few weeks.
▪ I would have to dress and make up in a small front office.
▪ He sequesters himself in a small working office, sleeves rolled up, tie off, reading mail, making overseas calls.
▪ The fireball destroyed a prefabricated office building before setting a four-storey office block ablaze.
▪ The first program for the office block was enormously different from its eventual design.
▪ They've just finished a new office block with the lowest handrails.
▪ The next morning Tony parked his car and walked slowly towards the newly completed office block.
▪ The arched gateway disappeared and an office block was erected alongside the entrance.
▪ Jagged blue lightning stabbed through one of the ragged gaps and found the only thing in the office block that was moving.
▪ However, this has taken place after the building of the office block which now adorns the site.
▪ The office block was in the middle of a hellish whirlwind.
▪ Tickets, available at the box office, are $ 10 general admission, $ 7 for students and seniors.
▪ It is Hogan's first role since the 1989 box office disaster Almost An Angel.
▪ The company also had its offices and its box office elsewhere except during performances.
▪ Tickets range from $ 14 to $ 16, and are available at the Invisible Theatre box office.
▪ The winners will be notified tomorrow and they can pick up their tickets at the box office.
▪ As might be expected, both films continue to perform well at the box office.
▪ A firm looking to expand will not simply contemplate recruiting new partners or opening up new branch offices.
▪ When we set up our first branch office in the States, it suddenly became my problem.
▪ However, only a few large companies - 25 of them - have been registered as software exporters with branch offices abroad.
▪ Sutton identified Tizhe as a customer who frequently came into the branch office to make large overseas wire transfers.
▪ You can work for large multi-national corporations' in-house counsel or in the branch office of your firm abroad.
▪ More customers are finding the mini-outlets safe and convenient options to the traditional branch office.
▪ Meanwhile it opened a branch office in Boston to sell direct.
▪ Sally is the director of branch office research in a large financial institution.
▪ Higher up the hill the streets were full of office buildings, so that the parishioners were caretakers.
▪ Even in federal jobs and office buildings in Washington where black employees had once worked freely with whites, segregation was reestablished.
▪ Projects in the pipeline include office buildings, leisure facilities and a chain of hamburger bars.
▪ They smoke between classes and after lunch, much like their adult counterparts who huddle outside office buildings for smoke breaks.
▪ And the office building was next to the storage tank.
▪ In fact, I seem to remember it was a bloody great chunk of the office building took my head off.
▪ Kamins Cos., which has developed office buildings in downtown Washington and shopping centers in Maryland.
▪ Police said the raiders caused over £1000 worth of damage and stole office equipment.
▪ The distributor of office equipment said it plans to sell four million ADRs.
▪ The price of office equipment such as fax machines, photo copiers, answering services and computer networks could climb.
▪ Add up the prices on office equipment, computer hardware and soft-ware.
▪ Bought office equipment at a cost of £400.
▪ I had to take the typewriter in to Mr Bonzonio, who runs an office equipment and repair store downtown.
▪ The winning team will receive prizes of office equipment worth thousands of pounds to be used by its respective company.
▪ Already some automated office equipment is able automatically to phone the contract maintenance firm when it develops a fault.
▪ We are waiting for the home office to approve this.
▪ The exclusivity rule eliminates your kitchen and bedroom as a home office.
▪ Not only must you use your home office exclusively for business, but you must use it regularly, as well.
▪ The engineers were located at both the home office and the construction site, with an unpleasant journey between the two places.
▪ His home office has a computer and printer.
▪ Limitations on the amount of actually deductible home-office expenses will sometimes make a home office barely worth the trouble.
▪ If you work in a home office, children may be another source of unsafe noise.
▪ He's got a law office in New York; a lot of the old team were lawyers.
▪ In Sanchersville, she opened a storefront law office perforating the heart of the ghetto.
▪ This provides systematic instruction in the practice of law in preparation for further training in a law office.
▪ The two of them would bellow at each other as they must have done in their old law office.
▪ His law offices in a small building on the southwestern edge of the city were deluged with calls and visits by reporters.
▪ Sitting in his law office at 4 a. m. the next day, he took out a legal pad.
▪ Old ledgers from his law office.
▪ Young clerks in the law office that he cleaned risked their jobs by teaching the attractive child to read and write.
▪ Two buildings have four storeys devoted to office space and one underground level for parking.
▪ The company also plans to triple its office space next month in a move from Sunnyvale to Palo Alto.
▪ Whitehall has also had to find office space and officials to staff the new ministries promised by both parties.
▪ The remaining site will be sold and converted to office space.
▪ This grid-like effect is echoed elsewhere in the scheme - for example the beech-wood frames surrounded the cellular office spaces.
▪ In fact, this is one of the few markets in South Florida with plentiful contiguous office space available.
▪ It has a shortage of office space, soaring property prices, huge traffic problems and relatively high unemployment.
▪ You can share office space with them and all the administrative overhead.
▪ In spite of its complexity, transition passed by leaving few students, teachers or office staff feeling perplexed.
▪ The willingness to thin the office staff without let or hindrance.
▪ It was handy since it opened directly on to the parking slots for office staff, much prized and intrigued over.
▪ The office staff even have to share staples.
▪ Needing some one to supervise his office staff and to act as his secretary, he advertised and she applied for the job.
▪ Strategic decisions are kept separate, and are decided by the chief executive assisted by a small general office staff.
▪ For instance, the manufacturing wages are down, but not the office staff.
▪ They told the remaining post office staff not to raise the alarm for another thirty minutes.
▪ It will be used as the ticket office at Embsay Station.
▪ Forms can be obtained from their respective airport ticket counters, city ticket offices or from travel agents.
▪ Hundreds of people were waiting outside the ticket office.
▪ She picked up her two large suitcases and walked through the small cool ticket office on to the station forecourt.
▪ The pinched woman in a pink overall and blue mittens in the ticket office squinted at our passes and nodded us on.
▪ I rang up the ticket office but just got a recorded message.
▪ But the work of the ticket office needs looking at.
▪ I am very impressed with the new ticket office.
▪ The starlings are believed to have died of exhaustion, despite the efforts of an office worker nearby.
▪ The temblor sent thousands of office workers in Seattle fleeing into the streets.
▪ It pays the salaries of hundreds of thousands of office workers and soldiers.
▪ We arrived a few minutes after the office workers.
▪ But the more glaring impact has been at the office worker level and with vendors who rely on federal customers.
▪ The excellent and varied wine list, decent buffet food and genial atmosphere make this a favourite with local office workers.
▪ The items were intercepted in Haverhill by a sorting office worker.
▪ Most of them hold an elective office.
▪ They likely hold no offices in the bar or attend its functions in Hawaii.
▪ Other peers who hold or have held high judicial office may sit but rarely do so.
▪ He could hold on to office even though so severely disabled as to be unable to lead.
▪ He would do nothing about the problem, and that is why he is unsuited to hold the office of Home Secretary.
▪ Some of them held office as stewards or grievance men.
▪ Others say he came in with both, and when he left the office there seemed even more blood on his apron.
▪ Mr Aboodi did not return several messages left at his office.
▪ Levine doesn't answer and leaves the office.
▪ He might have left office with his reputation intact.
▪ The cost is measured not just in terms of time spent away from the office but also by the inconvenience of leaving an office empty.
▪ The 2002 figure is the same Clinton proposed before he left office.
▪ As he leaves office, Republicans still account for 62 %.
▪ Unfortunately, when Graham left office Governor Martinez ignored the system, and it quickly degenerated into make-work.
▪ And to commemorate their anniversary, the charity has opened a new office in Glasgow.
▪ Two months ago, his company opened a Cambridge office that employs seven workers.
▪ When Sheila went into her own business, within weeks of opening her office the networking started.
▪ It is opening an office in San Francisco to be run by its founder and president Jacques Quelene.
▪ The company recently opened an office in Yardley after Horowitz moved to Richboro three years ago.
▪ Seven years passed before they opened their second office, in Los Angeles.
▪ In Sanchersville, she opened a storefront law office perforating the heart of the ghetto.
▪ Zimmerman says Ward 2 Councilwoman Janet Marcus asked her to run for the office.
▪ Lady Anson also runs an office at Wilmslow, Cheshire.
▪ If Chicago was bombed, people would all run out of their offices to drive home.
▪ Women's business, trade and expertise; women identifying talent in other women and supporting them to run for office.
▪ Eventually she would like to run for public office.
▪ Or a country where children shoot their classmates and you have to be a multi-millionaire to run for political office?
▪ As the story unfolds, first Axel and then Alec come to wield extraordinary power in Washington without running for elective office.
▪ He was simply cashing in before Bill Clinton takes office.
▪ When Eisenhower took office in January 1953, the truce talks were stalled on the question of prisoner-of-war repatriation.
▪ The Beveridge Committee, which reported shortly before the Churchill government took office in 195 1, saw no conflict.
▪ At the time Berisha took office, freedom was given to us by the West.
▪ This reluctance to take office is recalled during the annual mayor-making in the council chamber of the town hall.
▪ The national spotlight is one Bush has attempted to avoid since taking office in January 1995.
▪ When she was free she took him into the office and sank into a chair as though exhausted.
▪ No matter who takes office as president next January, the legitimacy of his election will be in doubt.
badge of office
▪ And there were more badges of office.
▪ His badge of office, a large gold key, hung round his neck on a silk ribbon.
▪ Police are quizzing staff and contractors in Middlesbrough municipal buildings after the theft of the nine-carat chains and two badges of office.
factory girl/shop girl/office girl
next-door apartment/office etc
office/paper/delivery etc boy
▪ And he'd send messages back through his delivery boy!
▪ Even little office boys dressed as though they were running the country.
▪ He opened a flower shop but spends most of his time working as a delivery boy.
▪ One container held around thirty dollars in change and small bills, handy for tipping delivery boys, I suppose.
▪ Perhaps he had just been a delivery boy.
▪ Policeman, judge, delivery boy, priest, referee, commissionaire.
▪ The restaurant delivery boy rode skillfully up on his bike.
sb's good offices
▪ The UN's good offices will be necessary in finding a peaceful solution to the crisis.
storefront church/law office/school etc
▪ In Sanchersville, she opened a storefront law office perforating the heart of the ghetto.
the Oval Office
the Post Office
▪ A niece took over the post office when she married, and it was moved to the present premises.
▪ He found him across the street from the post office.
▪ I lived outside myself, trying to forget the shin, and think only of the post office at Reggane.
▪ J., last year, when a man shot up the post office in a bizarre robbery.
▪ Last month, the Post Office announced it was shedding 15,000 jobs.
▪ She sent a registered letter and the Post Office sent her his signed receipt for it, dated May 18.
▪ We will set performance targets for the Post Office and ensure they are published in all offices, together with results achieved.
throw sb out of work/office etc
▪ Elections are invaluable, however, for providing the people with a peaceful way of throwing politicians out of office.
▪ Naturally, stock market crashes and recessions end up tossing businesses into bankruptcy court and throwing people out of work.
▪ Well, O. K. But throw him out of office in a rank-and-file election?
vote sb into/out of power/office/parliament etc
▪ Four of the five who voted him out of office either refused to discuss the removal or did not return phone calls.
▪ Frank shares an office with Shirley.
▪ I never really enjoyed working in an office.
▪ the office of mayor
▪ the supervisor's office
▪ Although many solicitors offer fixed fee interviews they are given little publicity beyond referral lists and notices in some solicitors' offices.
▪ And it is through this office that the collected intercepts are transmitted to the community.
▪ He sat on the edge of the bed and dialled his office number.
▪ Julian Hayman was in his office at the extremity of the ground floor.
▪ The next morning, I was called back to the office.
▪ Years before, these must have been splendid offices.
▪ You are sitting in your office, and your hand is shaking as you read the memo announcing a new corporate restructuring.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Office \Of`fice\, v. t. To perform, as the duties of an office; to discharge. [Obs.]


Office \Of"fice\, n. [F., fr. L. officium, for opificium; ops ability, wealth, help + facere to do or make. See Opulent, Fact.]

  1. That which a person does, either voluntarily or by appointment, for, or with reference to, others; customary duty, or a duty that arises from the relations of man to man; as, kind offices, pious offices.

    I would I could do a good office between you.

  2. A special duty, trust, charge, or position, conferred by authority and for a public purpose; a position of trust or authority; as, an executive or judical office; a municipal office.

  3. A charge or trust, of a sacred nature, conferred by God himself; as, the office of a priest under the old dispensation, and that of the apostles in the new.

    Inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office.
    --Rom. xi. 13.

  4. That which is performed, intended, or assigned to be done, by a particular thing, or that which anything is fitted to perform; a function; -- answering to duty in intelligent beings.

    They [the eyes] resign their office and their light.

    Hesperus, whose office is to bring Twilight upon the earth.

    In this experiment the several intervals of the teeth of the comb do the office of so many prisms.
    --Sir I. Newton.

  5. The place where any kind of business or service for others is transacted; a building, suite of rooms, or room in which public officers or workers in any organization transact business; as, the register's office; a lawyer's office; the doctor's office; the Mayor's office.

  6. The company or corporation, or persons collectively, whose place of business is in an office; as, I have notified the office.

  7. pl. The apartments or outhouses in which the domestics discharge the duties attached to the service of a house, as kitchens, pantries, stables, etc. [Eng.]

    As for the offices, let them stand at distance.

  8. (Eccl.) Any service other than that of ordination and the Mass; any prescribed religious service.

    This morning was read in the church, after the office was done, the declaration setting forth the late conspiracy against the king's person.

    Holy office. Same as Inquisition, n., 3.

    Houses of office. Same as def. 7 above.

    Little office (R. C. Ch.), an office recited in honor of the Virgin Mary.

    Office bearer, an officer; one who has a specific office or duty to perform.

    Office copy (Law), an authenticated or certified copy of a record, from the proper office. See Certified copies, under Copy.

    Office-found (Law), the finding of an inquest of office. See under Inquest.

    Office holder. See Officeholder in the Vocabulary

    Office hours. the hours of the day during which business is transacted at an office[5].

    Office seeker. a person who is attempting to get elected to an elected office, or to get an appointment to an appointive public office.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

mid-13c., "a post, an employment to which certain duties are attached," from Anglo-French and Old French ofice "place or function; divine service" (12c. in Old French) or directly from Latin officium "service, kindness, favor; official duty, function, business; ceremonial observance," (in Church Latin, "church service"), literally "work-doing," from ops (genitive opis) "power, might, abundance, means" (related to opus "work;" see opus) + stem of facere "do, perform" (see factitious). Meaning "place for conducting business" first recorded 1560s. Office hours attested from 1841.


n. A building or room where clerical or professional duties are performed. vb. 1 To provide (someone) with an #Noun. 2 (context lang=en intransitive) To have an #Noun.

  1. n. place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed; "he rented an office in the new building" [syn: business office]

  2. an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority" [syn: agency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, authority]

  3. the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role" [syn: function, part, role]

  4. (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office"; "during his first year in power"; "the power of the president" [syn: power]

  5. professional or clerical workers in an office; "the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard" [syn: office staff]

  6. a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities; "the offices of the mass"

  7. a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury" [syn: position, post, berth, spot, billet, place, situation]

Office (disambiguation)

An office is a room or other area in which people work, or a position within an organization with specific duties and rights attached.

Office may also refer to:

Office (band)

Office is a Chicago-based pop band that was active in the 2000s.

Office (2013 series)

Office is a Tamil soap opera that aired on STAR Vijay from 11 March 2013 5 June 2015 on Monday through Friday evening. The show stars Shruthi Raj, Karthik, Vishnu, Sitharth, Udhayabhanu Maheswaran and Madhumila. It was directed by Ram Vinayak and produced by K J Ganesh.

Office (2015 Hong Kong film)

Office is a 2015 Hong Kong-Chinese musical comedy-drama film produced and directed by Johnnie To and starring Chow Yun-fat, Sylvia Chang, Eason Chan and Tang Wei. The film is an adaptation of the 2008 play, Design for Living, which was created by and starred Chang. Office premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival and was theatrically released on 2 September 2015 in China and 24 September in Hong Kong in 3D.

Office (2015 South Korean film)

Office is 2015 South Korean thriller horror film, about a detective trying to figure out why a mild-mannered man kills his family and targets his co-workers. The film have its premiere in the Midnight Screenings section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival


An office is generally a room or other area where administrative work is done, but may also denote a position within an organization with specific duties attached to it (see officer, office-holder, official); the latter is in fact an earlier usage, office as place originally referring to the location of one's duty. When used as an adjective, the term "office" may refer to business-related tasks. In legal writing, a company or organization has offices in any place that it has an official presence, even if that presence consists of, for example, a storage silo rather than an office. An office is an architectural and design phenomenon; whether it is a small office such as a bench in the corner of a small business of extremely small size (see small office/home office), through entire floors of buildings, up to and including massive buildings dedicated entirely to one company. In modern terms an office usually refers to the location where white-collar workers are employed. As per James Stephenson,"Office is that part of business enterprise which is devoted to the direction and co-ordination of its various activities."

Offices in classical antiquity were often part of a palace complex or a large temple. The High Middle Ages (1000–1300) saw the rise of the medieval chancery, which was usually the place where most government letters were written and where laws were copied in the administration of a kingdom. With the growth of large, complex organizations in the 18th century, the first purpose-built office spaces were constructed. As the Industrial Revolution intensified in the 18th and 19th centuries, the industries of banking, rail, insurance, retail, petroleum, and telegraphy dramatically grew, and a large number of clerks were needed, and as a result more office space was required to house these activities. The time and motion study, pioneered in manufacturing by F. W. Taylor led to the “Modern Efficiency Desk” with a flat top and drawers below, designed to allow managers an easy view of the workers. However, by the midpoint of the 20th century, it became apparent that an efficient office required discretion in the control of privacy, and gradually the cubicle system evolved.

The main purpose of an office environment is to support its occupants in performing their job. Work spaces in an office are typically used for conventional office activities such as reading, writing and computer work. There are nine generic types of work space, each supporting different activities. In addition to individual cubicles, there are also meeting rooms, lounges, and spaces for support activities, such as photocopying and filing. Some offices also have a kitchen area where workers can make their lunches. There are many different ways of arranging the space in an office and whilst these vary according to function, managerial fashions and the culture of specific companies can be even more important. While offices can be built in almost any location and in almost any building, some modern requirements for offices make this more difficult, such as requirements for light, networking, and security. The primary purpose of an office building is to provide a workplace and working environment primarily for administrative and managerial workers. These workers usually occupy set areas within the office building, and usually are provided with desks, PCs and other equipment they may need within these areas.

Usage examples of "office".

The complaint further alleged that the office of the Seminole County Supervisor of Elections failed to inform the Democratic Party of the actions of the Republican Party volunteers and to afford them the same opportunity to correct defective requests for absentee ballots from Democratic Party members.

The room was abuzz with lesser courtiers trying to take their first step on the long and slippery ladder to preferment and office.

How much acausal bandwidth does the Post Office have in hand for a televisor conference with the capital?

It felt better to wear out my frustrations by the use of my legs, and so I resolved to follow the capering street to the top if need be and see the Vincula and Acies Castle from that height, and then to show my badge of office to the guards at the fortifications there and walk along them to the Capulus and so cross the river by the lowest way.

Margland was a woman of family and fashion, but reduced, through the gaming and extravagance of her father, to such indigence, that, after sundry failures in higher attempts, she was compelled to acquiesce in the good offices of her friends, which placed her as a governess in the house of Sir Hugh.

No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once.

Sundry other substantial reasons were used against the grant, which, notwithstanding all their remonstrances, would have passed through the offices, had not the Welsh gentlemen addressed themselves by petition to the house of commons.

Terrace Watson was seated behind his desk in the inner office, surrounded by file cabinets, an addressograph machine, a postage meter, a voice typer, and a computer with memory storage.

Kailipso Admin, realizing that it would need to expand quarters to support increased population, got clever--or desperate--or both--and went wooing the big Liaden Guilds, like the Traders and the Pilots, and got them to go in for sector offices on Kailipso.

The admin building was quite small and filled with claustrophobic offices.

Stafford back - to the admin building, where the secretary had his temporary office ready.

Carson saw the two county arson investigators out the front door of the admin offices and went back to his own office.

He left them standing there and went down the hallway, where the last of the admin office employees were leaving for the day.

The admin office windows were all dark when he arrived, and he realized he did not have a key.

He got them into the admin office, found Stafford a spare key, and gave him a keypad combination card in case he came in after hours when no one was there.