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bureaucratize

[byoo-rok-ruh-tahyz] /byʊˈrɒk rəˌtaɪz/
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
1890-1895
1890-95; < French bureaucratiser. See bureaucrat, -ize
Related forms
bureaucratization, noun
debureaucratize, verb (used with object), debureaucratized, debureaucratizing.
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bureaucratize

/bjʊəˈrɒkrəˌtaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to administer by or transform into a bureaucracy
Derived Forms
bureaucratization, bureaucratisation, noun
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