- bureau of mines,
- bureau of the census,
Origin of bureaucratic
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The path may be there, but current travelers to Sudan face a bureaucratic nightmare of permits and road blocks.
Bureaucratic inertia is, by long tradition, the most efficient dispatcher of scandals.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This entire ordeal reeks of bureaucratic overreach being bandied about in the name of “let-us-save-the-children” politics.The University Of New Orleans’ Cigarette Ban Is Total BS|Chloé Valdary|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It struck me as language borrowed from some bureaucratic circular.
Capitalist, however corrupt; bureaucratic, however inefficient; egalitarian, however much we struggle for status and recognition.
Formerly, under the monarchy, the bureaucratic armies did not exist.Bureaucracy|Honore de Balzac
"This Promethean morality that enchains the world and sets its bureaucratic eagle to gnaw the vitals of humanity," Sylvia cried.Sylvia & Michael|Compton Mackenzie
Within an organization, however, we can imagine each person's hands as clinging to the rungs of the bureaucratic ladder.Nursing as Caring|Anne Boykin
Bureaucratic rules of accumulated imbecility literally annihilate the changes for a better future of millions of students.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
Then he went into the department of Public Instruction, where bureaucratic servility is less intolerable.Original Short Stories of Maupassant, Volume 1|Guy de Maupassant
1836, from French bureaucratique (19c.); see bureaucracy. Related: Bureaucratically. Bureaucratization is from 1916.