un·​bu·​reau·​crat·​ic | \ ˌən-ˌbyu̇r-ə-ˈkra-tik How to pronounce unbureaucratic (audio) , -ˌbyər- \

Definition of unbureaucratic

: not relating to or having the characteristics of a bureaucracy or a bureaucrat : not bureaucratic unbureaucratic solutions an unbureaucratic supply chain

Examples of unbureaucratic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Germany was lauded for being fast and unbureaucratic, using websites to facilitate the process with few strings attached. Karin Matussek, Bloomberg.com, "Germany’s Corona Aid Was Fast—But so Were the Fraudsters," 10 May 2020

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First Known Use of unbureaucratic

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Unbureaucratic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbureaucratic. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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