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Meaning of bureaucratize

bu•reauc•ra•tize

Pronunciation: (byoo-rok'ru-tīz"), [key]
— -tized, -tiz•ing.
  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.
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