Found 3 items, similar to Bureau.
English → Indonesian
biro, kantor, lemari pakaian, meja tulis, pakaian bersusun
English → English
n 1: an administrative unit of government; “the Central
; “the Census Bureau”
; “Office of
Management and Budget”
; “Tennessee Valley Authority”
, federal agency
, government agency
2: furniture with drawers for keeping clothes [syn: chest of drawers
English → English
, n.; pl. E. Bureaus
, F. Bureaux
. [F. bureau
a writing table, desk, office, OF., drugget, with which a
writing table was often covered, equiv. to F. bure, and fr.
OF. buire dark brown, the stuff being named from its color,
fr. L. burrus red, fr. Gr. ? flame-colored, prob. fr. ? fire.
, n., and cf. Borel
1. Originally, a desk or writing table with drawers for
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.
Note: On the continent of Europe, the highest departments, in
most countries, have the name of bureaux; as, the
Bureau of the Minister of Foreign Affairs. In England
and America, the term is confined to inferior and
subordinate departments; as, the “Pension Bureau,”
subdepartment of the Department of the Interior. [Obs.]
In Spanish, bureo denotes a court of justice for the
trial of persons belonging to the king's household.
4. A chest of drawers for clothes, especially when made as an
ornamental piece of furniture. [U.S.]
. See Bureaucracy
, an institution, in the interest of maritime
underwriters, for the survey and rating of vessels all
over the world. It was founded in Belgium in 1828, removed
to Paris in 1830, and re["e]stablished in Brussels in