Meaning of “a paper chase” in the English Dictionary

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"a paper chase" in British English

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a paper chase

US and Australian English

the activity of dealing with many different documents in order to achieve something:

To receive even the smallest amount of financial aid from a college, it's a real paper chase.

(Definition of “a paper chase” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)