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assignment
a piece of work given to someone, typically as part of their studies or job
bulletin
a quick announcement from an official source about an important piece of news
calculator
a small electronic device that is used for adding, subtracting
carbon copy
a copy of a document, letter, etc., that is made by using carbon paper
colleague
a person who works with you
document
an official paper that gives information about something or that is used as proof of something
extension
an increase in time allowed under agreement or concession
intercom
a two-way communication system with a microphone and loudspeaker at each station for localized use
memo
a brief written message from one person or department to another one
operator
a person whose job is to help to connect telephone calls
overtime
time spent working at your job that is in addition to your normal working hours
portfolio
a flat case for carrying documents or drawings
printed matter
documents, letters, advertisements, etc. that are printed
receptionist
a person whose job is to deal with the people who call or enter an office, hotel, etc.
secretary
a person whose job is to handle records, letters, etc., for another person in an office
shorthand
a method of writing quickly by using symbols or abbreviations for sounds, words, or phrases
stapler
one that deals in staple goods or in staple fiber
tardy
slow in moving, acting, or happening
typist
a person who uses a typewriter or a computer keyboard
xerox
to copy something by using a copier