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A wooden table or frame with a horizontal surface, drawers and small, open compartments underneath, sometimes a locking mechanism, and usually an empty space in the middle for a chair to fit. The horizontal surface is used for reading and writing while the drawers or the compartments are used for storing papers, books, etc.
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  • Parks Canada Descriptive and Visual Dictionary of Objects
English
Term (International)
Desk
Alternative term(s)
bureau
French
Term (International)
Bureau
Term gender (International)
m.
Alternative term(s)
bureau de travail; bureau type ministre; pupitre
Date created
2010-01-01
Date updated
2022-07-06
Parks Canada code(s)
  • 02-00189
Nomenclature URI
https://www.nomenclature.info/nom/1280
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