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  • proper n. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Louis Édouard Bureau (1830-1918).

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Examples

  • More than 100 countries in the world are subject to various forms of sanctions by the US, yet the US government has this special bureau: The Bureau is charged with administering and enforcing the Antiboycott Laws under the Export Administration Act.

    Saturday, January 10, 2009

  • One was certain translators were hired despite the fact that these translators had failed all given proficiency exams, because either they had a family member working for the bureau or they had a close friend who works for the Bureau.

    CNN Transcript Aug 12, 2004

  • The game protection work of that bureau is alone worth to the people of this country at least twenty times more per annum than the entire annual cost of the Bureau.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life Its Extermination and Preservation

  • The following letter was then addressed to Jordan's commanding officer by the bureau of navigation: "The Bureau notes that John C. Jordan, gunner's mate first class, has served as such with a creditable service since August 6, 1899.

    Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights

  • The Census Bureau is predicting 132,000,000 Hispanics in the U.S. in 2050.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bruce Bartlett’s Attack on Libertarianism

  • The Census Bureau is having trouble finding qualified temporary workers in some neighborhoods for the national head count despite the record number of jobless who have swelled the nationwide pool of applicants.

    Census jobs unfilled in some places

  • But of course the jurisdiction of the Census Bureau is set by statute.

    Matthew Yglesias » Judd Gregg Fail

  • The Farm Bureau is also attempting to mislead voters by claiming that Prop B will affect other types of animal agriculture.

    Mary Ann West: Your Dog Wants You to Vote

  • 'There have been many organisations as well as cha! rities o perative with people in need, as well as the Citizens' Advice Bureau is the great initial place to call. '

    Poor? Go ahead and steal. - Shoryuken

  • The head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is one of the most powerful bureaucratic positions ever created in the American political system.

    In Elizabeth Warren We Trust?

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