Meaning: place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed; "he rented an office in the new building"
agency, federal_agency, government_agency, bureau, office, authority
Meaning: an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
function, office, part, role
Meaning: the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"
Meaning: (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office"; "during his first year in power"; "the power of the president"