Meaning of OFFICE in English


Of·fice, The /ˈɒfəs, ˈɒfɪs $ ˈɒː-, ˈɑː-/ BrE AmE

a British television ↑ comedy that was first broadcast in 2001 and has won Golden Globe and BAFTA ↑ award s . The programme is about the lives of workers in the Slough office of a ↑ fictional (=not real) paper company called Wernham Hogg, and is filmed in the style of a ↑ documentary . The Office was written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. Ricky Gervais plays the part of David Brent, the general manager, who thinks he is much more ↑ talented and entertaining than he really is. Other actors appearing in the programme include Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, and Lucy Davis. Local ↑ version s of The Office have been in other countries including the US.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.