printing office


: an establishment where printing is done

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Then there is always the possibility that a member of the support staff—say, someone in the printing office—might have been the leaker. Alan M. Dershowitz, WSJ, 30 Oct. 2022 Tribune first to publish entire 246,000-word transcript of Watergate tapes, scooping even the government printing office by several hours. Chicago Tribune, 26 June 2022 For just 15 cents — the price of the newspaper back then — readers of the May 1, 1974, edition of the Tribune dug into Nixon’s expletive-laden conversations hours before they were sold to the public by the government’s printing office for $12.25. Kori Rumore, Chicago Tribune, 16 June 2022 People finally had a means of editing, storing, and printing office documents. Andrew Hudson, Ars Technica, 14 Mar. 2022 Her father, John, worked in the printing office of the Department of Justice, and her mother, Clementine (Jordan) Balthrop, was a homemaker. New York Times, 22 Sep. 2021 Her father, in addition to repairing radios and TVs, worked in the printing office of the Justice Department. Washington Post, 15 Sep. 2021 Two days later, on the eve of the Jewish Sabbath, Amedy Coulibaly stormed the Hyper Cacher supermarket, killing four hostages in the name of the Islamic State group as the brothers took control of a printing office outside the French capital. Lori Hinnant And Nicolas Vaux-montagny, USA TODAY, 2 Sep. 2020 The Kouachi brothers had by then holed up in a printing office with another hostage. Star Tribune, 1 Sep. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1600, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of printing office was in 1600

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“Printing office.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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