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burocrat (plural burocrats)
- rare spelling of
1926, HW Fowler, A Dictionary of Modern English Usage:The Classic First Edition, Reprint edition, Oxford University Press, published 2009, ISBN 9780191615115:
- The formation is so barbarous that all attempt at self-repect in pronunciation may perhaps as well be abandoned. … it is only to be desired that the spelling could also be changed to burocrat …
2004, David Robinson, An Expat's Life, Luxembourg & the White Rose: Part of an Englishman Living Abroad Series, iUnivers, ISBN 9780595314850, page 219:
- They might only be burocrats doing their jobs but it only takes the odd one or two to let the side down for all the others who are doing a sterling job.
2011, Décio Krause, Antonio Videira, Brazilian Studies in Philosophy and History of Science: An account of recent works Volume 290 of Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Springer, ISBN 9789048194216, page 240:
- Latour supports the works done by scientists, politicians, economists, burocrats, and moralists.