Translation of oficio in English:
nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1 (trabajo) trade era carpintero de oficio he was a carpenter by trade aprender un oficio to learn a trade ser del oficio [familiar/colloquial] to be a hooker [argot/slang], to be on the game (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] gajes
- 2 2.1 (comunicación oficial) official letter despachar or mandar un oficio to send an official letter tamaño oficio (Colombia) (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) foolscap 2.2 [Derecho/Law] de oficio, abogado de oficio a court-appointed counsel, public defender (inglés norteamericano/American English) actuar de oficio to act on one's own initiative
- 3 [Religión/Religion] service, office los oficios de Semana Santa the Holy Week services o/or offices santo1
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