Associations to the word «Bureau»


BUREAU, noun. Office.
BUREAU, noun. Desk, usually with a cover and compartments for storing papers etc. located above the level of the writing surface rather than underneath.
BUREAU, noun. (US) Chest of drawers for clothes.
BUREAU, proper noun. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Louis Édouard Bureau (1830-1918).
BUREAU DE CHANGE, noun. (UK) (NZ) A place where foreign currency can be exchanged.
BUREAU DE CHANGES, noun. Plural of bureau de change

Dictionary definition

BUREAU, noun. An administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority".
BUREAU, noun. Furniture with drawers for keeping clothes.

Wise words

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