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paperwork

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noun pa·per·work \-ˌwərk\

Simple Definition of paperwork

  • : routine work that involves writing letters, reports, etc.

  • : the official documents that are needed for something to happen or be done

Full Definition of paperwork

  1. :  routine clerical or record-keeping work often incidental to a more important task

Examples of paperwork

  1. She failed to file the paperwork on time.

  2. The lawyer had us fill in the paperwork for the mortgage.



1917

First Known Use of paperwork

1917


PAPERWORK Defined for Kids

paperwork

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noun pa·per·work \ˈpā-pər-ˌwərk\

Definition of paperwork

  1. :  the documents that are a requirement for or a routine part of something





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