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noun [uncountable] paperwork pronunciation in British English /ˈpeɪpə(r)ˌwɜː(r)k/
  1. 1
    the part of a job that involves producing reports, keeping records, and writing letters
    The new system is designed to reduce the amount of paperwork we have to do.
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  2. 2
    the documents that you need for a particular activity or occasion
    They have been operating illegally using forged paperwork.

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