central office

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Noun1.central office - (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprisecentral 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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From thence I went to Carter Paterson's central office, where I met with the utmost courtesy.
and uniting them through the main cable with a central office.
Sebastien had that afternoon committed the great imprudence of carrying into the general office, for the purpose of copying, a paper which contained the most dangerous facts to make known prematurely, namely, a memorandum relating to the officials in the central offices of all ministries, with facts concerning their fortunes, actual and prospective, together with the individual enterprises of each outside of his government employment.
The study examines three districts during the 2007-2008 school year throughout their central office transformation: Atlanta (Ga.
Every central office has only a limited number of circuits," he says.
Your renewal payment comes to Central Office for processing and is entered into ADAA's database on a first-come, first-served basis.
Vallas's ability to shore up the district's finances and to streamline the central office was aided by two conditions.
We are extremely pleased to have NTS as a customer, and very excited to see them select the VantEdge and embrace an intelligent central office architecture to expand their broadband service capabilities.
He said Verizon researchers got back to him with the reason: 37 of the buildings were officially 17,000 feet away from the central office.
The new deployment technology is built with equipment that resides on the MTU premises in the central wiring closet and operates seamlessly with the existing copper-based local loop telephone wires, regardless of distance from the central office.
The equipment had been ordered through the Commission's Central Office but was delayed for six months.
The Dorchester switch is the first Siemens Stromberg-Carlson central office switching system to be installed serving a major Ameritech metropolitan area, and will replace an analog system currently in place.

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