Meaning of “paperchase” in the English Dictionary

"paperchase" in Business English

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paperchasenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpeɪpəˌtʃeɪs/ us UK

the act of doing a difficult or long search through many books, documents, etc.:

The long paperchase through the statistical sources leads to two sets of conclusions.

a process that creates too many paper documents, forms, etc.:

Banks and their customers are being driven mad by the paperchase of doing business.

(Definition of “paperchase” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)