good+offices

  • 1 good offices — is help and support, especially in mediating  in a dispute …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 2 good offices — index patronage (power to appoint jobs) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 good offices — noun plural : services as a mediator especially between belligerent or disputing states Soviet good offices for the repatriation of British civilian internees in North Korea New York Times * * * 1. influence, esp. with a person in a position of… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 good offices — /gʊd ˈɒfəsəz/ (say good ofuhsuhz) plural noun 1. well intentioned actions, especially in mediation. 2. influence especially with someone in power: *He wondered how many ball ups were averted by the good offices of men like him –david ireland,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 5 good offices — 1. influence, esp. with a person in a position of power: He got the job through the good offices of his uncle. 2. services rendered by a mediator in a dispute. [1900 05] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 6 good offices — good′ of′fices n. pl. 1) services rendered, esp. by someone in an influential position 2) services rendered by a mediator in a dispute …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7 good offices — noun plural Date: 1681 services as a mediator …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 good offices — noun The beneficial services and acts of a third party; especially when used to mediate between people in a dispute …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 good offices — assistance, mediation in a dispute …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 good offices — Mediation, intervention, assistance, aid, help …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 11 United Nations Good Offices Mission in Afghanistan and Pakistan — UNGOMAP Einsatzgebiet: Afghanistan, Pakistan Deutsche Bezeichnung: Mission der guten Dienste der Vereinten Nationen in Afghanistan und Pakistan Englische Bezeichnun …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 12 United Nations Good Offices Mission in Afghanistan and Pakistan — (UNGOMAP) was established in May 1988, during the Soviet war in Afghanistan, to assist in ensuring the implementation of the agreements on the settlement of the situation relating to Afghanistan and investigate and report possible violations of… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 someone's good offices — someone’s good offices formal phrase the influence or power that someone has and can use to help you I got the job through the good offices of a friend. Thesaurus: helpsynonym Main entry: office …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 someone's good offices — formal the influence or power that someone has and can use to help you I got the job through the good offices of a friend …

    English dictionary

  • 15 through somebody's good offices — through sb s good ˈoffices idiom (formal) with sb s help Main entry: ↑officeidiom …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 good — good1 W1S1 [gud] adj comparative better [ˈbetə US ər] superlative best [best] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(of a high standard)¦ 2¦(skilful)¦ 3¦(what you want)¦ 4¦(pleasant/enjoyable)¦ 5¦(successful/correct)¦ 6¦(suitable)¦ 7¦(useful)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 good — 1 /gUd/ adjective comparative better, superlative best /best/ 1 OF A HIGH STANDARD of a high standard: a good reputation | a good quality cloth | a good Muslim | This book is not as good as her last one. | His test scores were good, but hers were …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 good deed — Synonyms and related words: act of grace, act of kindness, benefaction, benefit, benevolence, benignity, blessing, courtesy, favor, good offices, good turn, grace, kind deed, kind offices, kindly act, kindness, labor of love, mercy, mitzvah,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 good turn — Synonyms and related words: act of grace, act of kindness, benefaction, benefit, benevolence, benignity, blessing, courtesy, favor, good deed, good offices, grace, kind deed, kind offices, kindly act, kindness, labor of love, mercy, mitzvah,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 Good Friday — • The Friday on which the Church keeps the anniversary of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Good Friday     Good Friday      …

    Catholic encyclopedia