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Definitions for paperwork
ˈpeɪ pərˌwɜrkpa·per·work

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  1. paperworknoun

    work that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc.


  1. paperworknoun

    A clerical task or set of tasks involving routine written work; busy work; red tape.

  2. paperworknoun

    Excessive, intricate or meticulous work with documents in an unnecessary and incidental way to more important tasks.


  1. paperwork

    Paperwork refers to the documents, forms, letters, or any written or printed materials that are required or used for official, administrative, or record-keeping purposes. It often involves writing, organizing, filling out, and managing tasks on paper or electronically.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paperwork in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paperwork in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of paperwork in a Sentence

  1. Greg Murphy:

    We’ve had a couple of our congressional staff ... working night and day trying to get these at-risk individuals out of Afghanistan, really doing the work of our State Department and trying to process people — get them the paperwork that they need — to get them out of the country as best as we can, but we don’t have any people on the ground. We don’t have any assets on the ground.

  2. Seth Moulton:

    I made it clear that the( Special Immigrant Visa) program was not sufficient. No matter how much we expanded it what was needed was an immediate evacuation. And that has been my distinct clear call to the administration for several months now, you need to evacuate our allies. Sort out the paperwork once you get these heroes to safety. And they have not headed that call.

  3. Westinghouse CEO Daniel Roderick:

    Most of our teams have finished and we've got all the paperwork in, so the next thing we will be waiting for is just the government approvals to move to the signature phase.

  4. Matt House:

    Thus far, the nomination process has been defined by the failure of the Trump administration to submit names for hundreds of vacant jobs, incomplete and delayed ethics and nominations paperwork from the nominees themselves, and repeated withdrawals of nominees for key positions.

  5. Jim Hunnicutt:

    We've filed paperwork in the case to try to correct the judge's mistake, he acted in an unconstitutional and inappropriate way, against Utah and federal laws that make it clear that a judge cannot hold it against someone just because of their sexual orientation.

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