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bureaucratize

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verb bu·reau·cra·tize \byu̇-ˈrä-krə-ˌtīz, byə-, byər-ˈä-\

Definition of bureaucratize

bureaucratized

bureaucratizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make bureaucratic

bureaucratization

play \-ˌrä-krə-tə-ˈzā-shən\ noun


1880

First Known Use of bureaucratize

1880


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