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Meaning of “bureau” - Learner’s Dictionary

bureau

noun [C]     /ˈbjʊərəʊ/ ( plural bureaux, US bureaus)
OFFICE a department or officeGovernment departments and organizationsBusinesses and enterprises
WRITING UK a piece of furniture with drawers and a sloping top used for writingTables and desksFurniture for storage
CLOTHES US ( UK/US chest of drawers) a piece of furniture with drawers for keeping clothes inFurniture for storage
(Definition of bureau from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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