box-ticking

noun

derogatory the process of satisfying bureaucratic administrative requirements rather than assessing the actual merit of something

Nearby words

  1. box top,
  2. box turtle,
  3. box wrench,
  4. box-fresh,
  5. box-office,
  6. box-top,
  7. boxball,
  8. boxberry,
  9. boxboard,
  10. boxboy

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