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Desks

bureau

noun

a piece of furniture with drawers and a top part that opens to make a writing table

davenport

noun

a small old-fashioned desk

desk

noun

a table that you sit at to write or work, often with drawers in it

escritoire

noun

a small desk with drawers

roll-top desk

noun

a desk with a curved cover that you can pull down and lock

workstation

noun

a desk for one person to work at, usually with a computer

writing desk

noun

a table used for writing on

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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