unbureaucratic

adjective

un·​bu·​reau·​crat·​ic ˌən-ˌbyu̇r-ə-ˈkra-tik How to pronounce unbureaucratic (audio)
-ˌbyər-
: 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 The unbureaucratic nature of these grassroots efforts leads to a little chaos and occasional mistakes. Michaela Haas, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 Mar. 2022 Germany was lauded for being fast and unbureaucratic, using websites to facilitate the process with few strings attached. Karin Matussek, Bloomberg.com, 10 May 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unbureaucratic was in 1865

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“Unbureaucratic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbureaucratic. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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