bureaucratic

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌbjʊərəˈkrætɪk/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(byŏŏr′ə kratik)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
bu•reau•crat•ic  (byŏŏr′ə kratik),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Governmentof, pertaining to, or characteristic of a bureaucrat or a bureaucracy;
    arbitrary and routine.
bu′reau•crati•cal•ly, adv. 
  • French bureaucratique. See bureaucrat, -ic
  • 1830–40

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
bureaucratic /ˌbjʊərəˈkrætɪk/ adj
  1. of or relating to bureaucrats; characterized by bureaucracy

ˌbureauˈcratically adv
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