Word:

Bureau

Bu´reau
n.1.Originally, a desk or writing table with drawers for papers.
2.The place where such a bureau is used; an office where business requiring writing is transacted.
3.Hence: A department of public business requiring a force of clerks; the body of officials in a department who labor under the direction of a chief.
4.A chest of drawers for clothes, especially when made as an ornamental piece of furniture.
Bureau system
See Bureaucracy.
Bureau Veritas
an institution, in the interest of maritime underwriters, for the survey and rating of vessels all over the world. It was founded in Belgium in 1828, removed to Paris in 1830, and reëstablished in Brussels in 1870.
Noun1.Bureaubureau - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
2.bureau - furniture with drawers for keeping clothes

BUREAU. A French word, which literally means a large writing table. It is used figuratively for the place where business is transacted: it has been borrowed by us, and used in nearly the same sense; as, the bureau of the secretary of state. Vide Merl. Repert. h. t.

agency, bailiwick, chest of drawers, chiffonier, commissariat, constablery, constablewick, constabulary, desk, dresser, ministry, municipality, secretariat, section, sheriffalty, sheriffwick, shrievalty, subdivision
Browse
burbling
burbly
Burbolt
Burbot
Burchell's zebra
Burdelais
Burden
burden of proof
burdened
Burdener
burdenless
Burdenous
Burdensome
burdensomeness
Burdock
Burdon
-- Bureau --
bureau de change
Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms
Bureau of Customs
Bureau of Diplomatic Security
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Bureau of Intelligence and Research
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Bureau of the Census
Bureau system
Bureau Veritas
Bureaucracy
Bureaucrat
bureaucratese
Bureaucratic
bureaucratic procedure
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