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bureau

noun

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a large unit of a governmental, business, or educational organization
  • the federal revenue bureau

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The first known use of bureau was in 1698

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“Bureau.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bureau. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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