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noun
  1. the main office of a company.
  2. (initial capital letters) the governmental department in Great Britain dealing with domestic matters, as elections, naturalization, and the control of police.
  3. a work or office space set up in a person's home and used exclusively for business on a regular basis.
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Examples from the Web for home office

Historical Examples

  • Now, Mr. Hawes has, for many months past, furnished false reports to the justices and to the Home-Office.

    It Is Never Too Late to Mend

    Charles Reade

  • "Just wanted to see if you home-office boys were on your toes," the insolent colonist would drawl.

    Eight Keys to Eden

    Mark Irvin Clifton


British Dictionary definitions for home office

Home Office

noun
  1. British 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
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