Definition of bureaucratic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

bureaucratic

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌbyʊrəˈkræt̮ɪk//
 
(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
bureaucratically
 
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NAmE//ˌbyʊrəˈkræt̮ɪkli//
 
adverb
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