Meaning of bureau
Pronunciation: (byoor'ō), [key]
— pl. bu•reaus, bu•reaux
- a chest of drawers, often with a mirror at the top.
- a division of a government department or an independent administrative unit.
- an office for collecting or distributing news or information, coordinating work, or performing specified services; agency: a travel bureau; a news bureau.
- a desk or writing table with drawers for papers.
- bureau (Thesaurus)