Definition of bureaucratic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bureaucratic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌbjʊərəˈkrætɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbjʊrəˈkrætɪk//
 
(often disapproving)
 
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connected with a bureaucracy or bureaucrats and involving complicated official rules which may seem unnecessary bureaucratic power/control/procedures/organizations The report revealed a great deal of bureaucratic inefficiency. centralized bureaucratic administration
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