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office automation

a method or system of using automated or electronic equipment, as word processors and computers, in the operations of an office.
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office-automation, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • office automation aside, the way these commission-hungry middlemen sell their wares has changed little in decades.
  • Performed routine clerical tasks supporting the receipt, verification, and control of office automation equipment.
office automation in Technology

The use of computers or related data processing technology to do routine clerical work such as writing, filing and distributing documents. The term was used before computers in offices were the norm (1960s?).

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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