Meaning of DESK in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ desk ]

( desks)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


A desk is a table, often with drawers, which you sit at to write or work.



The place in a hotel, hospital, airport, or other building where you check in or obtain information is referred to as a particular desk .

I spoke to the girl on the reception desk...

N-SING : usu supp N


A particular department of a broadcasting company, or of a newspaper or magazine company, can be referred to as a particular desk .

Over now to Simon Ingram at the sports desk.

N-SING : supp N

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