[byoo r-uh-krat-ik] /ˌbyʊər əˈkræt ɪk/
of, relating to, or characteristic of a or a ; arbitrary and routine.
of or relating to bureaucrats; characterized by bureaucracy
1836, from French bureaucratique (19c.); see bureaucracy. Related: Bureaucratically. Bureaucratization is from 1916.
[kal-suh-fahy] /ˈkæl səˌfaɪ/ verb (used with or without object), calcified, calcifying. 1. Physiology. to make or become calcareous or bony; harden by the deposit of salts. 2. Geology. to harden by deposition of . 3. to make or become rigid or intransigent, as in a political position. /ˈkælsɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to convert […]
[non-kaw-luh-buh l] /nɒnˈkɔ lə bəl/ adjective 1. not capable of being called. 2. not subject to redemption prior to maturity, as securities. 3. not subject to payment on demand, as money loaned.
[kuh-lawr-ik, -lor-] /kəˈlɔr ɪk, -ˈlɒr-/ adjective 1. of or relating to : the caloric content of food. 2. of or relating to . 3. (of engines) driven by . 4. high in : a caloric meal. noun 5. . 6. Archaic. a hypothetical fluid whose presence in matter was thought to determine its thermal state. […]
[non-kan-suh-luh-buh l] /nɒnˈkæn sə lə bəl/ adjective 1. not subject to cancellation: a noncancellable insurance policy.