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office
Pronunciation: /ɔfis/

Translation of office in English:

nom masculin

  • 1 (rôle) remplir son office
    (objet)
    to fulfil (anglais britannique) its purpose, to do the job [familier]
    (employé)
    to carry out one's duty
    faire office de table
    to serve as a table
    faire office d'interprète
    to act as an interpreter
    bon

also: d'office locution adverbiale

  • (autorité)d'office
    without consultation
    mesure appliquée d'office
    measure implemented without consultation
    on m'a muté d'office aux archives
    I was transferred to records without being consulted
    nos propositions ont été rejetées d'office
    our proposals were dismissed out of hand
    commis or nommé d'office
    (avocat, expert)
    appointed by the court (après n)

Compounds

office culturel

  • (combined arts centre and tourist information office)

office ministériel

  • (office conferred for life by a public authority)

office du tourisme

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