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office block

n
(Architecture) a large building designed to provide office accommodation
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.office block - a building containing offices where work is doneoffice block - a building containing offices where work is done
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
business office, office - place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed; "he rented an office in the new building"
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Translations
poslovna stavba

office block

office building (Am) ncomplesso di uffici
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