局 means 'office'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 441   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-11    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 24    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 52 words   Used in 234 words   Used in 109 names   Component in 4 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    つぼね bureau, board, office, affair, conclusion, court lady, lady-in-waiting, her apartment
⿸   corpse  ⿹  𠃌 partly wrapped   mouth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 局 is used 12 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 局 is used 228 times, read 2 ways.
キョク : 225 words FIND ALL
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
1. after all; eventually; in the end
2. conclusion; end  (see also: 結局のところ)
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つぼね : 3 words FIND ALL
1. court lady; lady-in-waiting (Heian period)
2. separate room in a palace (esp. for a lady) (Heian period)  (see also: 曹司)
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An additional 6 less common words include 局 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 280 (originally: 262)  Joy o' Kanji : 262  Key to Kanji: 222 

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キョク    office   
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partly wrapped
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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