[ byoor-uh-kra-teez, -tees, byoo-rok-ruh- ]
/ ˌbyʊər ə kræˈtiz, -ˈtis, byʊˌrɒk rə- /
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a style of language, used especially by bureaucrats, that is full of circumlocutions, euphemisms, buzzwords, abstractions, etc.
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The Task Force report is a blend of modern bureaucratese and the old Judeo-Christian tradition of the jeremiad.Did the Southern Baptist ‘Conservative Resurgence’ Fail?|Molly Worthen|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They had him translate American bureaucratese into Cambodian.‘The Accidental Terrorist’: a California Accountant’s Coup|Adam Piore|May 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST