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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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BEIRUT: The processing of paperwork at the Labor Ministry will be accelerated, according to a statement released by the ministry Wednesday.
Over four in five nurses (81%) said that having to complete non-essential paperwork prevented them from providing care.
The study shows that the total time nurses spend on paperwork has more than doubled since 2008 to 2.
Peter Meredith-Smith, from the Royal College of Nursing in Wales, said: "Nurses are telling us that they are spending too much time with paperwork and not enough time caring for their patients.
If paperwork was exciting, the tabloids would be full of lurid details about the sex lives of admin assistants.
Public bodies across the world often operate express-lines, which involve employees fast tracking paperwork in lieu of nominal fees saving people time.
The root of the paperwork problem (in fact, the "taproot") has to do with the larger issues of system dysfunction.
We know paperwork is an important element to maintain standards, but we feel a lot of it is unnecessary and is duplicating the same information time and time again.
Instead of attending to patients medical needs, 91 per cent of nurses in the West Midlands claim clerical support is either nonexistent or inadequate, despite the fact nonurgent paperwork has increased significantly since 2003.
The union found Scots nurses spent more than 100,000 hours a week on paperwork, filing and photocopying.
The RCN also wants all NHS employers to carry out a review of paperwork, which would clarify the difference between non-essential clerical tasks and essential clinical paperwork, such as completing care plans and medication records.
Always think paperwork first, then turn in components for repair.