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pa·per·work

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

paperwork

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

pa•per•work

(ˈpeɪ pərˌwɜrk)

n.
written or clerical work, forming an incidental but necessary part of some work or job.
[1580–90]
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"
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

paperwork

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

paperwork

[ˈpeɪpəˌwɜːk] nparte f amministrativa di un lavoro

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.

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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