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"bureaucratic" in British English

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bureaucraticadjective

us   /ˌbjʊr·əˈkræt̬·ɪk/
involving long and difficult dealings with officials: Bureaucratic bungling is the most likely explanation for things going wrong.
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"bureaucratic" in Business English

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bureaucraticadjective

uk   /ˌbjʊərəʊˈkrætɪk/ us   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
She wanted to move to a smaller, less bureaucratically run company.
(Definition of bureaucratic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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