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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A government official. One who uses official rules very strictly.

Usage examples (38)
  • Never give a bureaucrat a chance to say no.
  • The only good bureaucrat is an unemployed bureaucrat.
  • The devious bureaucrat is prepared to do whatever it takes to get what he wants.
  • Why anyone would believe that some faceless bureaucrat is preferable to any other solution is utterly amazing. for more
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