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Synonyms of 'bureaucratic'

(adjective) 
The school is free from bureaucratic control.
Synonyms
administrative
The project will have an administrative staff of eight.
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political
a democratic political system
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official
his official duties
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ministerial
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governmental
a governmental agency for providing financial aid to developing countries
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red-tape
(adjective) 
The GPs complain that the system has become too bureaucratic.
Synonyms
rigid
Hospital routines for nurses are very rigid.
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strict
French privacy laws are very strict.
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stringent
Its drug-testing procedures are the most stringent in the world.
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uncompromising
She is considered a tough and uncompromising negotiator.
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unadaptable

Additional synonyms

in the sense of governmental
a governmental agency for providing financial aid to developing countries
in the sense of official
Definition
formal or ceremonial
his official duties
Synonyms
prescribed,
ritualistic
in the sense of political
Definition
of the state, government, or public administration
a democratic political system
Synonyms
ministerial,
policy-making,
party political

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