Paperwork



[pey-per-wurk] /ˈpeɪ pərˌwɜrk/

noun
1.
written or clerical , as records or reports, forming a necessary but often a routine and secondary part of some or job.
/ˈpeɪpəˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
clerical work, such as the completion of forms or the writing of reports or letters
n.

1580s, “things made of paper,” from paper (n.) + work (n.). Meaning “work done on paper” is from 1889.

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