paperwork

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

paper +‎ work

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeɪ.pɚˌwɝk/, /ˈpeɪ.pɚ.wɚk/

Noun[edit]

paperwork ‎(uncountable)

  1. routine work involving written documents
  2. written documents
  3. (hyperbolic) excessive paperwork, busy work, red tape.

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References[edit]

  • paperwork” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online.
  • paperwork in thefreedictionary.com, Copyright 2010 Farlex, Inc.