Definition of desk-bound in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdeskˌbound/


Restricted to working in an office, rather than in an active, physical capacity: he is no desk-bound theoretician
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  • They believe face-to-face contact is what encourages bright ideas at work, but desk-bound staff no longer talk the way they used to.
  • Operational job losses will be limited to 64 by putting desk-bound staff ‘back on the pumps’.
  • At the same time, an active hunting lifestyle is gradually being replaced by sedentary habits, including desk-bound employment.

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Syllabification: desk-bound

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