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noun as in branch of an organization

noun as in chest of drawers


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Census Bureau officials said that the agency hopes to deliver state population totals to the commerce secretary by April 30, the original date the bureau set after the count was delayed because of the coronavirus.

The memo — first reported on by ABC News and later confirmed by The Washington Post — is a raw intelligence product, compiling information gathered by the bureau and several other government agencies, an official said.

The mask rested atop the clutter of my teenage son’s bedroom bureau.

“We are hoping that with the joint efforts we have with different travel bureaus and effective governments such as Singapore, we’ll be able to unleash some of the energy for the pent-up demand,” Sun said.

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The remaining four board members are high-ranking commanders from each bureau.

The Bureau keeps publicly condemning Pyongyang for the Sony hack.

Back at police headquarters, Chief of Police Michael Floore Sr. ran out of the detective bureau, barking into a walkie talkie.

She had a simple answer to my inquiry about the calls that were never returned—from her or anyone else in the detective bureau.

On the second floor I rang a buzzer at the door of the detective bureau.

FBI spokesman Paul Bresson said that the bureau fully complies with U.S. policy as it relates to ransom payments.

One day Aristide, with an unexpected franc or two in his pocket, stopped in front of a bureau de tabac.

It has two hundred brethren, and every year twelve of these are chosen, who are called “brethren of the bureau of accounts.”

In one of ole Miss's bureau drawers was a large plain linen handkerchief which was never used.

At the bureau he ordered a couple of packs of cards and a supply of drinks and went to his palatial room on the ground floor.

Every team in Rosewater was bespoken for the distinguished occasion, and the reports of the weather bureau were consulted daily.

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On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bureau, such as: agency, authority, board, commission, committee, and department.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.