Definition of patent office in English:

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patent office

Pronunciation: /ˈpatnt ˈôfəs/ /ˈäfəs/

noun

An office from which patents are issued.
Example sentences
  • It is not in the interests of the Public for the patent office and courts to shun the Appellant for a third party such as a ‘one legged roof tiler’.
  • The patents are now all registered at the patent office in my name in a totally legal and proper way.
  • We all curse the patent office for granting patents on things which we find obvious, but they don't always mess up.

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Syllabification: pat·ent of·fice

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