October 04, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
paperwork /ˈpeɪpɚˌwɚk/ noun
paperwork
/ˈpeɪpɚˌwɚk/
noun
A man completing the paperwork for an application
A man completing the paperwork for an application
Learner's definition of PAPERWORK

[noncount]

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

  • He spent most of the morning doing (his) paperwork.

  • administrative paperwork

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

  • She failed to file the paperwork on time.

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

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