ufficio

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See also: ufficiò

Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier officio, from Latin officium (duty, office), derived from ops (wealth, resources), ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *h₃ep- (to work). Doublet of opificio and officina.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ufˈfi.tʃo/, [uˈfːiːt͡ʃo]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: uf‧fì‧cio

Noun[edit]

ufficio m (plural uffici)

  1. (archaic) moral duty
  2. (dated) task, duty
    Synonyms: obbligo, dovere
  3. (dated, by extension) beneficial intervention
  4. office

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ufficio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ufficiare