Translation of "bureaucratic" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˌbjʊə.rəˈkræt.ɪk/ us /ˌbjʊr.əˈkræt̬.ɪk/ mainly disapproving

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.

involving complicated rules and processes that make something slow and difficult

I had a lot of bureaucratic hassle trying to get the information I needed.

(Translation of “bureaucratic” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)