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Synonyms for bureaucracy
byʊˈrɒk rə si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bureaucracy, bureaucratism(noun)

    nonelective government officials

    Synonyms:
    bureaucratism

  2. bureaucracy(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    bureaucratism

  3. bureaucracy(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    bureaucratism

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bureaucracy":

    tape, red-tape, bureaucratism, bureaucratic, bureaucratisation, paperwork, officialdom

How to pronounce bureaucracy?

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How to use bureaucracy in a sentence?

  1. Rob Bishop:

    Our border patrol agents need the tools and authority to secure our Southern border, and without streamlining the bureaucracy, that won’t happen.

  2. Chief Executive Bill Winters:

    The group needs to kick-start performance, reduce its cost base and bureaucracy ... and speed up decision making.

  3. Michalis Pilides:

    It was difficult, there was a shortage of liquidity and bureaucracy in moving capital around, but gradually we got used to it and the situation improved, both the state and banks introduced deep structural changes and that was instrumental in regaining trust which allowed controls to be relaxed.

  4. Yehia Zaki:

    If there is a chance there, you need to provide the proper enabling environment for it. You cannot have it with the current bureaucracy or the current legislation or with very poor infrastructure connections.

  5. Timothy Tan:

    Jackie Bray added, Bureaucracy and dysfunction, and all kinds of barriers to serving patients. The director of clinical operations at the Queens Hospital Center, Dr. Timothy Tan, also spoke with the Times and slammed the incompetence of city officials for not taking some of the pressure off overburdened hospitals, by sending more patients to the Billy Jean King facility. Knowing what our patients had to endure in an overcrowded emergency department, its frustrating how few patients were treated at facilities such as Billie Jean King.


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