office automation

noun
a method or system of using automated or electronic equipment, as word processors and computers, in the operations of an office.

office-automation, adjective
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office automation definition

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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?).
(2007-09-11)

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Example sentences
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.
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