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pa·per·work

 (pā′pər-wûrk′)
n.
Work involving the handling of reports, letters, and forms.
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paperwork

(ˈpeɪpəˌwɜːk)
n
clerical work, such as the completion of forms or the writing of reports or letters
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pa•per•work

(ˈpeɪ pərˌwɜrk)

n.
written or clerical work, forming an incidental but necessary part of some work or job.
[1580–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paperwork - work that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc.paperwork - work that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc.
work - activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"
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Translations
أعْمَالٌ مَكْتَبِيَةٌعَمَل تَقارير وأوراق
papírování
papirarbejde
paperisotapaperityöpaperityöt
papirologija
papírmunka
pappírsvinna
机上事務
문서작업
papierovanie
pappersarbete
งานเอกสาร
công việc giấy tờ

paperwork

[ˈpeɪpəwɜːk] Ntrabajo m administrativo (pej) (= bureaucracy) → papeleo m
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paperwork

[ˈpeɪpərwɜːrk] ntâches f administratives
He had a lot of paperwork to do → Il avait beaucoup de tâches administratives à faire.
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paperwork

[ˈpeɪpəˌwɜːk] nparte f amministrativa di un lavoro
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paper

(ˈpeipə) noun
1. the material on which these words are written, made from wood, rags etc and used for writing, printing, wrapping parcels etc. I need paper and a pen to write a letter; (also adjective) a paper bag.
2. a single (often printed or typed) piece of this. There were papers all over his desk.
3. a newspaper. Have you read the paper?
4. a group of questions for a written examination. The Latin paper was very difficult.
5. (in plural) documents proving one's identity, nationality etc. The policeman demanded my papers.
ˈpapery adjective
like paper. papery leaves.
ˈpaperback noun
a book with a paper cover.
adjective
paperback novels.
ˈpaper-clip noun
a small, usually metal clip for holding papers together. She attached her note to the papers with a paper-clip.
ˈpaper-knife noun
a knife used for opening envelopes etc.
paper sculpture
the art of modelling with folded paper.
ˈpaperweight noun
a small, heavy object which can be put on top of pieces of paper to keep them in place, also used as an ornament.
ˈpaperwork noun
the part of a job which consists of keeping files, writing letters etc. I spend most of my time on paperwork.
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paperwork

أعْمَالٌ مَكْتَبِيَةٌ papírování papirarbejde Schreibarbeit γραφική εργασία trámites burocráticos paperityöt papiers papirologija pratiche 机上事務 문서작업 administratie papirarbeid praca papierkowa trabalho burocrático работа с документами pappersarbete งานเอกสาร evrak işi công việc giấy tờ 书面工作
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