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Synonyms for bureaucracybyʊˈrɒk rə si

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  1. bureaucracy, bureaucratism(noun)

    nonelective government officials

    bureaucratism, bureaucracy

  2. bureaucracy(noun)

    a government that is administered primarily by bureaus that are staffed with nonelective officials


  3. bureaucracy(noun)

    any organization in which action is obstructed by insistence on unnecessary procedures and red tape


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