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office hours

noun
1.
the hours during which a professional person or an office conducts regular business.
2.
the hours a person spends working in an office.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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Examples from the web for office hours
  • If they're struggling with the material, their only option is to work it out in office hours.
  • They sit in every office hours, send lots of email and so forth.
  • He has the air of a respected first-year college teacher, giving you some of his time, and he lets you stay on after office hours.
  • And nearly half said some patients were being denied care because no appointments were available outside regular office hours.
  • He then kept regular office hours, and maintained an ostentatiously clean desk.
  • Instead of chasing grades and resume building positions, chase down an eminent professor during his office hours.
  • If you are having difficulty with the material, please feel free to come by during office hours.
  • In addition to my three district offices, my staff holds office hours throughout the district to better serve you.
British Dictionary definitions for office hours

office hours

plural noun
1.
the hours during which an office is open for business
2.
the number of hours worked in an office
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Contemporary definitions for office hours
noun

the normal hours a business is scheduled to be open

noun

the hours and days set by a professional for office consultations

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