the Home Office

Definition of the Home Office

British

  1. :  the department in the British government that deals with the law, the police, and prisons, and that decides which people can come into the country

Word by Word Definitions

homeplay Home
  1. :  one's place of residence :  domicile

    :  house

    :  the social unit formed by a family living together

  1. :  to or at one's place of residence or home (see 1home 1a)

    :  to a final, closed, or ultimate position

    :  to or at an ultimate objective (such as a goal or finish line)

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a place of residence, place of origin, or base of operations

    :  prepared, done, or designed for use in a home (see 1home)

    :  operating or occurring in an area that is a headquarters or base of operations

  1. :  to go or return to one's place of residence or origin :  to go or return home (see 1home)

    :  to return accurately to one's native area of place of birth or origin from a distance :  to return home

    :  to proceed or direct attention toward an objective

officeplay Office
  1. :  a special duty, charge, or position conferred by an exercise of governmental authority and for a public purpose :  a position of authority to exercise a public function and to receive whatever emoluments may belong to it

    :  a position of responsibility or some degree of executive authority

    :  a prescribed form or service of worship


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