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[in-ter-aw-fis, -of-is] /ˌɪn tərˈɔ fɪs, -ˈɒf ɪs/
functioning or communicating between the offices of a company or organization; within a company:
an interoffice memo.
Origin of interoffice
First recorded in 1930-35; inter- + office Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • On his first rounds of the afternoon, the interoffice messenger brought me a memorandum from the general manager's office.

    Sense from Thought Divide Mark Irvin Clifton
  • He thrust his chin against the tuning plate, switching from gang to interoffice band.

    Industrial Revolution Poul William Anderson
  • More than a mere requisition signer, interoffice memo initialer.

    Eight Keys to Eden Mark Irvin Clifton
  • Is that teletype from the office to Washington only, or is there some interoffice teletypes?

    Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Word Origin and History for interoffice

by 1934, from inter- + office.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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