Definition of The Office from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


The Office

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a very successful BBC comedy series that began in 2000. It is set in a small office in the town of Slough. The characters are stereotypes of some of the types of people who work in offices, including David Brent, the office manager played by Ricky Gervais, who tries unsuccessfully to be both friendly and tough with the workers. The series won a Golden Globe Award in 2004, the first British television series to win this award.