11 German words you need at the office | Lifestyle | DW | 05.11.2015
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11 German words you need at the office

If you work in Germany, you'll need these 11 words. Yes, bureaucracy and beer both find their spot on the list. Even if you don't use German for work, see how your office life compares with these quirky business trends.

An estimated 17 million people in Germany work in offices, which can lead to countless emails, files and papers. To make things a bit more efficient, Germans - whose language admittedly contains rather long words - often turn to abbreviations in the workplace. Here are some of our favorite German abbreviations.

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