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clerk

1. clerk to the justices (in England) a legally qualified person who sits in court with lay justices to advise them on points of law
2. an employee of a court, legislature, board, corporation, etc., who keeps records and accounts, etc.
3. Brit a senior official of the House of Commons
4. a cleric
5. US and Canadian short for salesclerk
6. Archaic a scholar
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Based on Beth's disclosure that Eli acted inappropriately in the past, Rick spent much of the next two days speaking with witnesses, including the building concierge, the day property manager, and all the front desk clerks.
Two desk clerks run the switchboard and attend to guests.
Meanwhile, chefs, waiters, desk clerks and restaurant hosts and hostesses all received training in preparation for guests.
As a thank you to guests taking advantage of the promotion, hotel front desk clerks surprised guests at check-out with a pre-paid $10 CharityGift.
The one-year contract includes comprehensive online IT skills training for managers and desk clerks at 700 property locations, Harvard Business School Publishing management training for managers in the corporate office, and the development of custom training for hotel business applications to be used by both property managers and desk clerks.
The report also recommended using more civilians to handle jobs that don't require more expensive sworn personnel, such as working as custody assistants or desk clerks.
In recent days, desk clerks at several inexpensive hotels near the city's downtown bus terminal have said in interviews that they had been questioned in the last month by federal agents looking for Kaczynski.