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office
British English: /ˈɒfɪs/
American English: /ˈɔfɪs/
, /ˈɑfɪs/

Translation of office in French:

noun

  • 1 (room or place of work) the accounts office
    le service comptable
    doctor's/dentist's office (American English)
    cabinet (m) médical/dentaire
    lawyer's office
    étude (f) or cabinet (m) de notaire
    to work in an office
    travailler dans un bureau, être employé/-e de bureau
    the whole office knows
    tout le bureau est au courant
    a day at the office
    une journée au bureau
    before n (equipment, furniture, staff, job)
    de bureau
    to go on an office outing
    sortir avec les gens de son bureau
  • 2 (position) to perform the office of
    remplir les fonctions de
    to be in ou hold office
    (president, mayor)
    être en fonction
    (minister)
    avoir un portefeuille
    (political party)
    être au pouvoir
    to take office
    (president, mayor)
    entrer en fonction
    (political party)
    arriver au or prendre le pouvoir
    to go out of office ou leave office
    (president, mayor)
    (minister)
    perdre son portefeuille
    (political party)
    perdre le pouvoir
    to stand (British English) ou run (American English) for office
    être candidat aux élections
    to rise to high office
    être promu à un poste élevé
  • 3 (Religion) the office for the dead
    l'office des morts

also: offices plural noun

  • 1 [formal] (services)
    offices (mpl) , aide (f)
    through their good offices
    par leurs bons offices
  • 2 (British English) (of property) See examples: ‘the usual offices’ (including outbuildings)
    ‘cuisine (f) et dépendances
    fpl
    (in smaller house)
    ‘cuisine (f) et salle (f) de bains’

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