bureaucratise

bureaucratize

[byoo-rok-ruh-tahyz]
verb (used with object), bureaucratized, bureaucratizing.
1.
to divide an administrative agency or office into bureaus.
2.
to increase the number of government or business bureaus.
3.
to cause to become bureaucratic or to resemble a bureaucracy: to bureaucratize a city's social services.
Also, especially British, bureaucratise.


Origin:
1890–95; < French bureaucratiser. See bureaucrat, -ize

bureaucratization, noun
debureaucratize, verb (used with object), debureaucratized, debureaucratizing.
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bureaucratize or bureaucratise (bjʊəˈrɒkrəˌtaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to administer by or transform into a bureaucracy
 
bureaucratise or bureaucratise
 
vb
 
bureaucrati'zation or bureaucratise
 
n
 
bureaucrati'sation or bureaucratise
 
n

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