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bureaucratic

adjective     /ˌbjʊərəʊˈkrætɪk/ disapproving
MANAGEMENT relating to a system of controlling or managing a country, company, or organization that is operated by a large number of officials: The company was inefficient because it was highly bureaucratic.
WORKPLACE involving complicated rules and processes that make something slow and difficult: He had to endure nine months of bureaucratic delays before landing a job in his field in March.
bureaucratically adverb
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