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bureaunoun [C]

 us   /ˈbjʊər·oʊ/
  • bureau noun [C] (DEPARTMENT)

a department of government, or a division that performs a particular job: You’ve got to go to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles to renew your driver’s license.
  • bureau noun [C] (FURNITURE)

a chest of drawers
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"bureau" in Business English

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bureaunoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbjʊərəʊ/ (plural bureaus or UK usually bureaux)
an organization or a business that collects or provides information: The Citizen's Advice Bureau can advise you about debt problems. She reported the problem to the Better Business Bureau.
a government organization or department in some countries: Statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau offer a mixed picture of the economy's recovery from the recession. the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
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