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office(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (work space)
a. la oficina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(room or space)
I work in an office from 9 am to 5 pm.Trabajo en una oficina de 9 am a 5 pm.
b. el despacho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(room)
I have a meeting in my office and don't want to be interrupted.Tengo una reunión en mi despacho y no quiero que me interrumpan.
2. (medicine, dentistry, psychology)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el consultorio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The doctor will see you in his office.El médico le atenderá en su consultorio.
3. (position)
a. el cargo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The president will be in office for four years.El presidente ocupará el cargo durante cuatro años.
4. (duty)
a. la función
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
His office is protecting the community.Su función es proteger a la comunidad.
5. (religion)
a. el oficio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The office will take place in the church.El oficio tendrá lugar en la iglesia.
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office
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (place)
a. la oficina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (of doctor, dentist)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la consulta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
the manager's officeel despacho or la oficina del jefe
office boychico de los recados
office buildingbloque de oficinas
office hourshoras or horario de oficina
office worktrabajo de oficina
office workeroficinista mf
3. (politics)
a. el cargo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(position)
to hold officeocupar un cargo
to be out of officeestar en la oposición
4. (formal)
a.
I got the flat through the good offices of Philipconseguí el piso gracias a los buenos oficios de Philip
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office [ˈɒfɪs]
noun
1 (place) oficina (f); (room) despacho (m); [of lawyer] bufete (m); (US) [of doctor] consultorio (m)
2 (part of organization) sección (f); departamento (m); (ministry) ministerio (m); (branch) sucursal (f)
3 (public position) cargo (m); (duty, function) función (f)
it is my office to tengo el deber de; me incumbe; to perform the office of sb hacer las veces de algn; to be in/hold office [+person] desempeñar or ocupar un cargo; [+political party] ocupar el poder; to be out of office no estar en el poder; to come into or take office [+person] tomar posesión del cargo;as de; [+political party] acceder al poder; to leave office [+person] dejar el cargo; [+government] salir del poder
4 offices
through his good offices mediante sus buenos oficios; through the offices of por mediación or medio de
5 (Rel) oficio (m)
Office for the Dead oficio de difuntos
modifier
de oficina
office automation (n) ofimática (f); buromática (f)
office bearer (n) titular (m) (de una cartera)
office block (n) (Britain) bloque (m) de oficinas
office boy (n) recadero (m); mandadero (m); (LAm)
office building (n)
office block See culture box in entry office.
office equipment (n) mobiliario (m) de oficina
office furniture (n) mobiliario (m) de oficina
office holder (n) funcionarioafuncionaria (m) (f);a funcionaria
office hours (n) (Britain) horas (f) de oficina; (US) horas (f) de consulta
office job (n) trabajo (m) de oficina
office manager (n) gerente (m)
Office of Fair Trading (n) (Britain) departamento encargado de mantener las normas comerciales establecidos
office party (n) fiesta (f) de la oficina
office staff (n) personal (m) de oficina
office supplies (n) material (m) de oficina
office worker (n) (gen) oficinista (m); (civil servant etc) funcionarioafuncionaria (m) (f);a funcionaria
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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