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Synonyms for paperwork
ˈpeɪ pərˌwɜrkpa·per·work

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  1. paperworknoun

    Synonyms:
    busy work, administrivia, administrativia, red tape

  2. paperworknoun

    A clerical task or set of tasks involving routine written work; busy work; red tape.

    Synonyms:
    administrativia, administrivia, busy work, red tape

  3. paperworknoun

    Excessive, intricate or meticulous work with documents in an unnecessary and incidental way to more important tasks.

    Synonyms:
    busy work, administrivia, red tape, administrativia

Princeton's WordNet

  1. paperworknoun

    work that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc.

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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "paperwork":

    bureaucracy, papers, tape, paper, documentation, papiers, documents

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How to use paperwork in a sentence?

  1. Ann Wilson:

    From the parts manufacturer perspective this is a significant step in the right direction, compared to where we were, but it does appear that this will creates significantly more paperwork for smaller suppliers to have to certify their parts.

  2. Amesh Adalja:

    If you're sending it to Quest or LabCorp, the test has to be sent out of the hospital, that requires paperwork.

  3. Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce:

    The ABS statistics are way below what I think the truth is, a lot of people just don't bother to fill out the ABS paperwork if they don't want their story being told.

  4. Johanna Talcott:

    If they are concerned that he was not complying with the reporting compliance, they did not note it on the paperwork at the time of the seizure, what they are doing now is Monday morning quarterbacking. They're getting a little bit of heat, getting a little bit of attention, and are trying to make him look bad.

  5. Ayako Nakayama:

    A change in Happy New Era '' may happen only once in our life time, so it's a happy day, and I wanted my child also to be present at that moment, i hope this is a peaceful era where everyone can live with smiling faces.' . Elsewhere, couples wanting to register their marriages as soon as the Reiwa era began at midnight had lined up at government offices, which set special desks for the paperwork. For 29-year-old Kenya Fujisaki, the move was mostly practical.


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