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bureau

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbjʊərəʊ/ ( plural bureaus or UK usually bureaux)
an organization or a business that collects or provides information: The Citizen's Advice Bureau can advise you about debt problems. She reported the problem to the Better Business Bureau. →  See also service bureau
a government organization or department in some countries: Statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau offer a mixed picture of the economy's recovery from the recession. the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
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