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English definition of “bureau”


noun [C] (FURNITURE)    /ˈbjʊə.rəʊ/ US  /ˈbjʊr.oʊ/ (plural bureaux or US usually bureaus)
UK a piece of furniture with a lid that opens to form a writing surface Tables and desks US for chest of drawersFurniture for storage
(Definition of bureau noun (FURNITURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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