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Business office   /bˈɪznəs ˈɔfəs/   Listen
Business office

Place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed.  Synonym: office.

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"Business office" Quotes from Famous Books

... three glasses of punch is well worth cultivating, I should say. Scarcely have I arrived in town when my room turns into a regular business office, where editors and authors ply their trade. I fear that is ...
— The German Classics Of The Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries, Volume 12 • Various

... at the earliest hour that business etiquette would allow, he sought Mr. Shipley at his business office, presented his card and letters, and made known his desire to transact mercantile business with him in the name of his firm. And the rich man, Mr. Shipley, arose and ...
— The Chautauqua Girls At Home • Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden

... a ground floor, with the business office of the eastern traffic representative in front, and three or four private desk-rooms in the rear, one of them labeled "President" in inconspicuous gilt lettering. Entering, with less assurance than if he had been the humblest of place-seekers out of ...
— Empire Builders • Francis Lynde

... passageway, and opening a large door covered with green baize, entered a commodious apartment, containing a long table covered with papers, a desk, chairs, and other furniture, suitable to a business office. In one corner stood an immense safe, six feet in height and four in depth; this safe, made of massive plates of iron and protected by a door of prodigious strength, contained the books, valuable ...
— City Crimes - or Life in New York and Boston • Greenhorn

... on arriving at Toledo, was at the business office of the Daily Saw, in which he inserted the following paragraph on ...
— Average Jones • Samuel Hopkins Adams

... degrees, but was one of the three visitors charged with seeing that the whole business of the College was administered according to the statutes of 1727. While still filling these two offices, he was in 1762 appointed to the additional and important business office of Vice-Rector, by his personal friend Sir Thomas Miller, the Lord-Advocate of Scotland (afterwards Lord President of the Court of Session), who was Rector of the University that year. As Sir Thomas Miller was generally absent in consequence of his public engagements in London or his professional ...
— Life of Adam Smith • John Rae

... important services which he has rendered to the people of Canada." It stood upon the north side of King Street, on ground which is now the lower end of Victoria Street, for the purpose of extending which, the building was demolished. The ground floor was occupied by the business office; on the next, looking out upon King Street, was Mr. Brown's private office; and above that the rooms occupied by the editorial staff, with the composing room in the rear. At about half past four o'clock on the afternoon of March 25th, 1880, several of the occupants of the editorial rooms ...
— George Brown • John Lewis

Words linked to "Business office" :   shipping office, main office, life office, business establishment, home office, office, newsroom, place of business, central office, countinghouse, headquarters, loan office, ticket booth, ticket office, box office, office building, government office, home base, office block

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