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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bu·reau·cra·cy /bjʊˈrɑkrəsi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bu·reau·cra·cy n.
 1. A system of carrying on the business of government by means of departments or bureaus, each under the control of a chief, in contradiction to a system in which the officers of government have an associated authority and responsibility; also, government conducted on this system.
 2. Government officials, collectively; -- used especially of nonelected government officials.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : nonelective government officials [syn: bureaucratism]