bureau Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "bureau" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

bureau

noun [C]
 
 
/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. →  See also service 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
(Definition of bureau from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of bureau?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “bureau” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
avatar

an image that represents you in online games, chat rooms, etc. and that you can move around the screen

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More