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British a piece of furniture with drawers and a top part that opens to make a writing table
a small old-fashioned desk
a table that you sit at to write or work, often with drawers in it
a small desk with drawers
a desk with a curved cover that you can pull down and lock
a desk for one person to work at, usually with a computer
a table used for writing on
an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment
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