out box


out box
out box UK US noun [countable] [singular out box plural out boxes] american
an out tray
Thesaurus: containers for letters, documents and office equipmenthyponym bags and cases for carrying possessionshyponym

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ˈout box 7 [out box] (US) (BrE ˈout tray) noun
(in an office) a container on your desk for letters or documents that are waiting to be sent out or passed to sb else
compare ↑in tray
See also:out tray

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • out box — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms out box : singular out box plural out boxes American an out tray …   English dictionary

  • out box — Gen Mgt a receptacle for documents and other items that have been dealt with. An out box is normally placed in the office or on the desk of the person responsible for dealing with the contents. Items are placed in the out box before being filed… …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • out box — box where outgoing mail is placed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • out-box — noun Date: 1970 a box or tray (as on a desk) for holding outgoing interoffice mail …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • out-box — /owt boks /, n. a boxlike tray, basket, or the like, as on a desk, for holding outgoing mail, messages, or work. Also called out basket. * * * …   Universalium

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  • out tray — UK US noun [countable] [singular out tray plural out trays] british a container on your desk where you keep letters or documents that are ready to be sent or put somewhere else Thesaurus: containers for letters, documents and office equipment …   Useful english dictionary


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