Share this entry

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

Translation of office in German:


  • 2 (branch of organization)
    Geschäftsstelle, die
  • 3
    (position with duties) Amt, das
    be in/out of office
    im/nicht mehr im Amt sein
    an der/nicht mehr an der Regierung sein
    resign office
    sein Amt niederlegen
    hold office
  • 4 (government department)the Passport Office
    das Passamt
  • 6 (Religion)
    (service) Gottesdienst, der
    (mass) Messe, die (Roman Catholic Church)
    Office for Baptism
    Taufbekenntnis od. -versprechen, das
    Office for the Dead
    Totenmesse, die (Roman Catholic Church)
  • 7the Holy Office
    (in the Roman Catholic Church) das Heilige Officium
  • 8 (kindness)[good] offices
    Hilfe, die
    use one's good offices to help somebody
    jemandem mit Rat und Tat zur Seite stehen
  • 9 (American English) (consulting-room)
    Büro, das
    (of lawyer) Kanzlei, die
    Büro, das
    (of physician) Sprechzimmer, das

Definition of office in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score: