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Synonyms for paperwork
ˈpeɪ pərˌwɜrk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paperwork(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. paperwork(noun)

    Synonyms:
    busy work, administrivia, administrativia, red tape

  2. paperwork(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    administrativia, administrivia, busy work, red tape

  3. paperwork(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    busy work, administrivia, red tape, administrativia

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "paperwork":

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

How to pronounce paperwork?

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How to use paperwork in a sentence?

  1. Michael Head:

    In between pandemic times, we must learn lessons about improving infrastructure for research across low and lower-middle income settings, we need several large hubs, manufacturing sites across Africa and Southeast Asia and South America that are able to develop at large scale vaccines and diagnostics and therapeutics, and with the paperwork in place as well.

  2. Nicholas Peters:

    There is no indication in the IG report that the paperwork and regulatory issues of Department staff were anything other than good faith mistakes.

  3. Johnson Johnson:

    This idea that you have to ‘ opt in ’ sounds really, really, good, but when you start to think about benefits, when you start to think about the amount of paperwork people fill out when they join a company, nobody understands everything they are opting in to, so, that is n’t really a protection.

  4. President Esther Hernandez:

    We're working very hard right now and by the end of next week we should have all of our paperwork submitted to the FDA, we're hoping to re-open.

  5. Nina McLemore boutiquesNina McLemore:

    That definitely helps. But, new bank means new relationships, and the paperwork alone took 10 days.

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