work that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc.
busy work, administrivia, administrativia, red tape
paperwork(noun)A clerical task or set of tasks involving routine written work; busy work; red tape.
administrativia, administrivia, busy work, red tape
paperwork(noun)Excessive, intricate or meticulous work with documents in an unnecessary and incidental way to more important tasks.
busy work, administrivia, red tape, administrativia
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bureaucracy, papers, tape, paper, documentation, papiers, documents