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Synonyms for bureaucracy

Synonyms for bureaucracy

nonelective government officials

a government that is administered primarily by bureaus that are staffed with nonelective officials

any organization in which action is obstructed by insistence on unnecessary procedures and red tape

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First drafted a fortnight ago - as a world exclusive no less - and held up by the red-tape of beaurocracy, it's a pleasure and honour to cut and paste the announcement that French electronic duo, Air, and the seminal talents of DJ Shadow are to headline this year's Trans festival.
This is yet another instance of beaurocracy gone mad.
Our agriculture industry is being destroyed, our legal system mutilated and our resources squandered by inefficient, corrupt and non-accountable beaurocracy.
And then as a journalist she'd telephone me occasionally to speak out about the plight of older people or the beaurocracy of the NHS.
So they enlist the help of a local photographer, coax a handful of the women to shed their clothes, fight WI beaurocracy on a local and a national level and finally launch their nude calendar on an unsuspecting nation.
Or because the levels of tax, beaurocracy and regulation mean that projects would not be viable.