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Home Office

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government Brit the national department responsible for the maintenance of law and order, immigration control, and all other domestic affairs not specifically assigned to another department

home′ of′fice


n.
1. the main office of a company.
2. (caps.) the governmental department in Great Britain dealing with domestic matters, as elections and the control of police.
3. a work or office space set up in a person's home and used exclusively for business on a regular basis.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Home Office - the government department in charge of domestic affairs
ministry - a government department under the direction of a minister
2.home office - (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprisehome office - (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise; "many companies have their headquarters in New York"
mukataa - an Arabic word for headquarters or administrative center; "Arafat was holed up in the mukataa of his West Bank compound"
business office, office - place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed; "he rented an office in the new building"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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