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From burocrat +‎ -ic


burocratic ‎(comparative more burocratic, superlative most burocratic)

  1. Of or pertaining to burocracy or the actions of burocrats.
    • 1963, Henry Louis Mencken, The American language: an inquiry into the development of English in the United States.[1], Digitized edition, published 2009, page 491:
      … 1962 Style Book, p63, specifies the following: aging, altho, ameba, analog, apolog, burocracy, burocratic, …
    • 2010, tefan Zweig, Lotte Zweig, Darién J. Davis, Oliver Marshall, Stefan and Lotte Zweig's South American Letters: New York, Argentina and Brazil, 1940–42[2], Continuum International Publishing Group, ISBN 9781441107121, page 82:
      … but always there is some thing forgotten or a detail wanting in these burocratic times …
    • 2011, Gokhan Tur, Renato De Mori, chapter 7.4.4, Spoken Language Understanding[3], John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 9781119993940:
      Particularly in large companies, it may be difficult or even impossible for research and development people to access data processed in operation departments due to legal, political, or burocratic constraints.
    • 2011, Ulrike Schmieder, Michael Zeuske, Katja Füllberg-Stolberg, The End of Slavery in Africa and the Americas[4], LIT Verlag Münster, ISBN 9783643103451, page 68:
      But there is an astonishing aspect of the official treatment of emancipados in burocratic documents of the colonial state.
    • 2011, Niels M. Blokker, Henry G. Schermers, International Institutional Law: Unity within Diversity[5], Law, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, ISBN 9789004187986, page 558:
      Veto Players and Decision-making in the EU After Nice: Policy Stability and Burocratic/Judicial Discretion


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