printing office


: an establishment where printing is done

Examples of printing office in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With Republicans positioned to possibly take back the House in November, lawmakers on the panel had at one point been figuring out when the last possible moment would be to get its report to the government printing office to make sure it is entered into the Congressional Record by Jan. 3, 2023. Jacqueline Alemany and Josh Dawsey, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Sep. 2022 In one attack, two days after the shooting at Charlie Hebdo and on the eve of the Jewish Sabbath, Amedy Coulibaly stormed the Hyper Cacher supermarket, killing four hostages and invoking the Islamic State group as the Kouachi brothers took control of a printing office outside the French capital. Vandana Rambaran, Fox News, 2 Sep. 2020 Archeologists have also found the site of Benjamin Franklin’s house, and his grandson’s printing office, where privy pits and an ice vault are visible. Jon Marcus,, 29 Dec. 2022 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

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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 24 Jun. 2024.

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