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  • n. Plural form of bureau.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The reason for the section on eliminating bureaus is the following.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Help Draft the Federalism Restoration Amendment

  • They have headed up the Times Latin American bureaus, and have spent twenty five years living and breathing Mexican and Latin American politics.

    Clerical Garb, a Matter of Habit?

  • But employees say the bureaus are a shadow of what they used to be.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: TV News Winds Down Operations on Iraq War

  • Credit Bureau Association executive director Ashina Singh said the complaints about the bureaus were a case of people "shooting the messenger".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Several distinguished doctors have remonstrated against the influence of this second nature, both savage and civilized, on the moral being vegetating in those dreadful pens called bureaus, where the sun seldom penetrates, where thoughts are tied down to occupations like that of horses who turn a crank and who, poor beasts, yawn distressingly and die quickly.

    Bureaucracy

  • What actually happened, was yesterday our stringers in Pakistan and Afghanistan started calling our bureaus there and saying, we're hearing reports that Mullah Baladar is in Pakistani custody, we took that to the White House and they said, yeah we understand it's not holdable anymore.

    The Agonist - thoughtful, global, timely

  • They have constituency offices (or what the media would call bureaus) in every riding they hold.

    Public Eye Online

  • During the golden times of the summer and fall of 2003, before the insurgency gathered force, those who worked for the large newspapers and wire services left the big establishments and installed their "bureaus" in private houses, which were both more comfortable and less obvious than the hotels.

    Letter From Baghdad

  • Howard and Wayne townships and the Village of Edwardsburg maintain such bureaus which issue violation notices, accept admissions of responsibility and collect fines and costs for ordinance violations.

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  • Large appliances, televisions, computers or heavy items such as bureaus are not accepted at the boutique.

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