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Definition of Bureau


  1. Originally, a desk or writing table with drawers for papers.
  2. The place where such a bureau is used; an office where business requiring writing is transacted.
  3. Hence: A department of public business requiring a force of clerks; the body of officials in a department who labor under the direction of a chief.
  4. A chest of drawers for clothes, especially when made as an ornamental piece of furniture.
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Bureau Translations

bureau in Afrikaans is buro, kantoor
bureau in Danish is kontor
bureau in Dutch is bureau, bureel, kantoor
bureau in Portuguese is departamento
bureau in Spanish is oficina