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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clerk /ˈklɝk, ||ˈklɑrk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 clerk /ˈklɝk/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clerk n.
 1. A clergyman or ecclesiastic. [Obs.]
    All persons were styled clerks that served in the church of Christ.   --Ayliffe.
 2. A man who could read; a scholar; a learned person; a man of letters. [Obs.] “Every one that could read . . . being accounted a clerk.”
    He was no great clerk, but he was perfectly well versed in the interests of Europe.   --Burke.
 3. A parish officer, being a layman who leads in reading the responses of the Episcopal church service, and otherwise assists in it. [Eng.]
    And like unlettered clerk still cry =\“Amen”.\=   --Shak.
 4. One employed to keep records or accounts; a scribe; an accountant; as, the clerk of a court; a town clerk.
    The clerk of the crown . . . withdrew the bill.   --Strype.
 Note:In some cases, clerk is synonymous with secretary. A clerk is always an officer subordinate to a higher officer, board, corporation, or person; whereas a secretary may be either a subordinate or the head of an office or department.
 5. An assistant in a shop or store. [U. S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records
           or accounts)
      2: a salesperson in a store [syn: salesclerk, shop clerk]
      v : work as a clerk, as in the legal business