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home office

the main office of a company.
(initial capital letters) the governmental department in Great Britain dealing with domestic matters, as elections, naturalization, and the control of police.
a work or office space set up in a person's home and used exclusively for business on a regular basis. Unabridged
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  • He notifies the home office, which in turn notifies the society and forwards a warrant for £3.

  • Sent in his resignation to the home office the night before last.

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • It was decided in the innermost arcana of the home office that an example should be made of Vivie.

    Mrs. Warren's Daughter Sir Harry Johnston
  • Evidently Mr. Craig had been attending to his defenses in the home office.

  • I'm fed up to the back teeth with this gun from the home office!

    Dope Sax Rohmer
British Dictionary definitions for home office

Home Office

(Brit, government) the national department responsible for the maintenance of law and order, immigration control, and all other domestic affairs not specifically assigned to another department
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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