Synonyms of bureaucracy in English:

bureaucracy

noun

  • 1 the ranks of the bureaucracy
    civil service, government, administration; establishment, system, powers that be; ministries, authorities
  • 2 unnecessary bureaucracy
    red tape, rules and regulations, protocol, officialdom, paperwork
  • Quote

    Bureaucracy, the rule of nobody.
    Hannah Arendt The Human Condition ( 1958)

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