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Noun: bureau (bureaux,bureaus)  byûr-ow
  1. An administrative unit of government
    "the Census Bureau";
    - agency, federal agency, government agency, office, authority
     
  2. Furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
    - chest of drawers, chest, dresser

Derived forms: bureaux, bureaus

Type of: administrative body, administrative unit, article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture

Encyclopedia: Bureau, Illinois