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English definition of “bureau”

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 Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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