Definition of bureaucratize in English:

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Pronunciation: /byo͝oˈräkrəˌtīz/


[with object] (usually as adjective bureaucratized)
Endue (someone or something) with the characteristics of a bureaucracy: impersonal and bureaucratized welfare systems
More example sentences
  • This corrupt and bureaucratized organization, which by its own account formally represents barely 12 percent of Venezuelan workers, is among the closest allies of the US AFL-CIO.
  • Entirely new organizations of industrial and political struggle must be built that are independent of and opposed to this degenerate and bureaucratized apparatus.
  • India benefits from democratic politics, but suffers from overly bureaucratized government.



Pronunciation: /byo͝oˌräkrədəˈzāSH(ə)n/
Pronunciation: /byo͝oˌräkrəˌtīˈzāSH(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • The trade unions, despite their reactionary leadership and growing bureaucratization, still retained a large and active base, and some connection to the militant traditions of the past.
  • It was he who first identified the growing danger posed to the October Revolution by the bureaucratisation of the Soviet party and state apparatus.
  • With respect to the production of innovations, the gains from experience with the innovation process should outweigh any negative consequences of bureaucratization.

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Syllabification: bu·reauc·ra·tize

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