out of office

out of office
not holding government power, out of the government

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Jack-out-of-office — Jack Jack (j[a^]k), n. [F. Jacques James, L. Jacobus, Gr. ?, Heb. Ya aq[=o]b Jacob; prop., seizing by the heel; hence, a supplanter. Cf. {Jacobite}, {Jockey}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A familiar nickname of, or substitute for, John. [1913 Webster] You… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • office — [ôf′is, äf′is] n. [OFr < L officium < opificium, doing of work < opifex, a worker < opus, a work (see OPUS) + facere, to DO1] 1. something performed or intended to be performed for another; (specified kind of) service [done through… …   English World dictionary

  • office hours — ˈoffice ˌhours noun [plural] the time between about 9:00 in the morning and 6:00 in the afternoon, when people in offices are working: • No one is allowed in the building outside office hours. * * * office hours UK US noun [plural] ► WORKPLACE… …   Financial and business terms

  • clean out your office — clean out your desk/office/locker INFORMAL ► WORKPLACE used to tell someone they are being removed from their job: » He was told to clean out his desk by noon. Main Entry: ↑clean …   Financial and business terms

  • clean out your office/locker — clean out your desk/office/locker INFORMAL ► WORKPLACE used to tell someone they are being removed from their job: » He was told to clean out his desk by noon. Main Entry: ↑clean …   Financial and business terms

  • Out — (out), n. 1. One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office; generally in the plural. [1913 Webster] 2. A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space; chiefly used in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • office junior — noun An employee who carries out general office duties under the direction of an office supervisor • • • Main Entry: ↑office …   Useful english dictionary

  • office — noun 1 room/building where work is done ADJECTIVE ▪ big, huge, large, spacious ▪ cramped, small, tiny ▪ plush …   Collocations dictionary

  • office — n. function place where a function is performed 1) to assume (an) office 2) to hold; take office 3) to seek (public) office 4) (pol.) to run for (AE), stand for (BE) office 5) to resign from (an) office 6) (pol.) (an) appointive; elective; high;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • out — out1 W1S1 [aut] adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(from inside )¦ 2¦(outside)¦ 3¦(not at home)¦ 4¦(distant place)¦ 5¦(given to many people)¦ 6¦(get rid of something)¦ 7¦(not burning/shining)¦ 8¦(sun/moon etc)¦ 9¦(flowers)¦ 10¦(complet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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