the office of the president of the United States, located in the White House.
this office regarded as the seat of executive power in the U.S. federal government.
noun the Oval Office
the private office of the president of the US, a large oval room in the White House
the US presidency
An oval-shaped room in the White House that serves as the official office of the president of the United States. Since the presidency of Richard Nixon, the term has been used to refer to the president himself: “The order came directly from the Oval Office.”
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plural noun 1. (maths) the locus of a point x, whose distance from two fixed points, a and b, is such that |x–a| |x–b| is a constant
proprietary name of a drink mix, 1906, probably based on Latin ovum (see oval), because eggs are one of the ingredients.
noun, Anatomy. 1. an oval opening at the head of the cochlea, connecting the middle and inner ear, through which sound vibrations of the stapes are transmitted. oval window n. An oval opening located on the medial wall of the tympanic cavity, leading into the vestibule, to which the base of the stapes is connected […]
/əʊˈvæmbəʊ; ɔːˈvambɔː/ noun 1. (pl) -bo, -bos. a member of a mixed Khoikhoi and Negroid people of southern Africa, living chiefly in N Namibia: noted for their skill in metal work 2. the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family