An office is generally a room or other area where administrative work is done, but may also denote a position within an organization with specific duties attached to it ; the latter is in fact an earlier usage, office as place originally referring to the location of one's duty. When used as an adjective, the term "office" may refer to business-related tasks. In legal writing, a company or organization has offices in any place that it has an official presence, even if that presence consists of, for example, a storage silo rather than an office.

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  1. A building or room where clerical or professional duties are performed.
  2. A bureau, an administrative unit of government.
  3. A position of responsibility of some authority within an organisation.
    an executive or judical office; a municipal office
  4. A charge or trust; a function.
  5. Rite, ceremonial observance of social or religious nature.
  6. Religious service, especially a liturgy officiated by a Christian priest or minister
  7. A major administrative division, notably in certain governmental administrations, either at ministry level (e.g. the British Home Office) or within or dependent on such a department.
  8. That which a person does, either voluntarily or by appointment, for, or with reference to, others; customary duty, or a duty that arises from human relations.
    kind offices, pious offices
  9. The parts of a house given over to household work, storage etc.
  10. An office suite; a collection of work‐related computer programs (shortened from several such suites with 'office' in their name)).

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