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bureau

noun administration, administrative unit, agency, authority, board, branch, commission, committee, department, division, ministry, office, specialized administraaive unit, specialized unit
See also: agency, board, chapter, commission, committee, department, facility, firm, institution, management, office, organ

BUREAU. A French word, which literally means a large writing table. It is used figuratively for the place where business is transacted: it has been borrowed by us, and used in nearly the same sense; as, the bureau of the secretary of state. Vide Merl. Repert. h. t.

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In December last year, Azerbaijani banking market participants made a decision to create Azerbaijan Credit Bureau LLC.
The visits were very successful and we'd like to thank the Saudi and the Qatar Credit Bureau for welcoming our team and discussing future projects and collaborations"
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True, Louis Freeh had left the Bureau on June 25 of that year, but by that time, the hijackers had all assembled and the pilots had been trained.
The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor will get a new Deputy Assistant Secretary to streamline and centralize our democracy promotion efforts.
The bureau is a federally registered not-for-profit organization supported, owned and controlled by its members.
LAPD brass said they haven't found a permanent replacement for Carter at West Bureau after McMurray backed out of accepting the job.
The bureau is scanning its records at a facility dubbed the DocLab and is employing a "dirty" optical character reader (OCR) process instead of a corrected OCR process to speed up operations.
But as the ruling and opposition blocs are holding less debate on the treaty, the bureau has 80 officials, with only the Latin American and Caribbean Affairs Bureau and the Intelligence and Analysis Bureau trailing in size.
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The new regulations authorize the Bureau of Prisons to hold an inmate incommunicado for a "period of time designated by the Director [of the Bureau of Prisons], up to one year.
If you cannot resolve your problem with the credit bureau and creditor, contact Call for Action," says Rooker.