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bureaucracy

noun [C/U]  /bjʊˈrɑk·rə·si/ us  
politics & government the officials, employees, and people who run government departments and offices, or similar officers and employees who manage the details of operating a large business: [C] The city’s bureaucracy is almost unmanageable. politics & government disapproving Bureaucracy is also official rules that make it difficult to do things: [U] The president wants to add more bureaucracy to our daily lives.
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