Definición de bureaucracy en inglés:

bureaucracy

Silabificación: bu·reauc·ra·cy
Pronunciación: /byo͝oˈräkrəsē
 
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sustantivo (plural bureaucracies)

  • 1A system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives.
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    • It also reduces the links between social democracy and overbearing bureaucracy.
    • He surveys the continued break-up and decline in influence of the old social democratic bureaucracy and predicts that reaction will benefit.
    • In this case the people are circus performers, not very good ones, and the system is the Communist bureaucracy of Czechoslovakia.
    Sinónimos
    civil service, government, administration; establishment, system, powers that be; ministries, authorities
  • 1.1A state or organization governed or managed as a bureaucracy.
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    • Virtually all corporations and government bureaucracies are dictatorships.
    • This is one of the big problems with bureaucracies, especially as regards long-seated civil organizations.
    • Such automatic feedback mechanisms are one of the primary reasons why markets perform so much better than public sector bureaucracies.
  • 1.2The officials in a bureaucracy, considered as a group or hierarchy.
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    • The labour bureaucracies could no longer combine their defence of the profit system with the advocacy of limited social reforms.
    • There are, of course, a chief executive's policies, which are executed by a staff and attending bureaucracies.
    • The other prop for the Labour leadership is the union bureaucracies, the full time officials at the top of the hierarchy.
  • 1.3Excessively complicated administrative procedure, seen as characteristic of bureaucracy: the unnecessary bureaucracy in local government
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    • Many things in India are complex because of massive bureaucracy, protocol and procedure.
    • There is no overbearing bureaucracy or complicated rules.
    • The unit will tackle unnecessary paperwork and reduce bureaucracy.
    Sinónimos
    red tape, rules and regulations, protocol, officialdom, paperwork

Origen

early 19th century: from French bureaucratie, from bureau (see bureau, -cracy).

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