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synonyms for bureaucracy

  • administration
  • authority
  • civil service
  • management
  • ministry
  • red tape
  • directorate
  • government
  • officialdom
  • officials
  • beadledom
  • city hall
  • powers that be
  • regulatory commission
  • the Establishment
  • the system
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Your new identity involves much bureaucracy—driver’s license, passport, health insurance card must be updated, and so you stop to have your photo taken.
THE FIRST MURDERKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
This could—according to the official line—improve public services, cut down on voter fraud, and reduce bureaucracy.
BRAZIL IS SLIDING INTO TECHNO-AUTHORITARIANISMTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The culprit is bureaucracy—with its authoritarian power structures, suffocating rules, and toxic politicking.
HOW TO BREAK FREE OF BUREAUCRACY IN THE WORKPLACEMICHELE ZANINIAUGUST 17, 2020QUARTZ
That, says Vondracek, is why his experience is a lesson for countries battling with clunky bureaucracies but endowed with the power of a relatively savvy and tech-minded population.
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That’s particularly true when it comes to the presidency, which oversees a vast federal bureaucracy influencing trillions of dollars in spending.
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Republicans tend to be against large bureaucracies that make a lot of people’s decisions for them.
HOW TO PREVENT ANOTHER GREAT DEPRESSION (EP. 421)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 11, 2020FREAKONOMICS
They’re working their way through the bureaucracy, they’re being challenged by courts.
DOES THE PRESIDENT MATTER AS MUCH AS YOU THINK? (EP. 404)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 6, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Almost the worst kind of government that can be placed upon a people is a bureaucracy.
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And in the same manner as in Prussia, a portion of the bureaucracy joined the bourgeoisie.
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Roger found all the civilisation, culture, and well-ordered bureaucracy of the Moor firmly established.
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WORDS RELATED TO BUREAUCRACY

  • bureaucracy
  • chain of command
  • hierarchy
  • network
  • setup
  • structure
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