Bureaucratese



a style of language, used especially by bureaucrats, that is full of circumlocutions, euphemisms, buzzwords, abstractions, etc.
Contemporary Examples

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  • Bureaucratically

    of, relating to, or characteristic of a bureaucrat or a bureaucracy; arbitrary and routine. Contemporary Examples What’s Missing from the Jerusalem Day Speil Gershom Gorenberg May 20, 2012 How Netanyahu Plays the Settlement Game Michael Omer-Man November 12, 2013 Historical Examples Nursing as Caring Anne Boykin adjective of or relating to bureaucrats; characterized by bureaucracy […]

  • Bureaucratize

    to divide an administrative agency or office into bureaus. to increase the number of government or business bureaus. to cause to become bureaucratic or to resemble a bureaucracy: to bureaucratize a city’s social services. verb (transitive) to administer by or transform into a bureaucracy



  • Bureaucratism

    an official of a bureaucracy. an official who works by fixed routine without exercising intelligent judgment. Historical Examples Government in Republican China Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger noun an official in a bureaucracy an official who adheres to bureaucracy, esp rigidly n. bureaucrat [(byoor-uh-krat)]

  • Bureaucratization

    to divide an administrative agency or office into bureaus. to increase the number of government or business bureaus. to cause to become bureaucratic or to resemble a bureaucracy: to bureaucratize a city’s social services. verb (transitive) to administer by or transform into a bureaucracy



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