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Definition of bureau noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    bureau

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈbyʊroʊ//
     
     
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  1. 1 a government department or part of a government department the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  2. 2 an office or organization that provides information on a particular subject a news bureau a visitor's bureau (= an office that provides information for tourists) a convention bureau (= an office that provides information and services for people organizing conferences) see also credit bureau
  3. 3 = chest of drawers
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: bureau