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noun [countable]     bureau pronunciation in American English
/ˈbjʊroʊ/
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pluralbureaus or bureaux
  1. 2
    an organization that provides information or services

    an advice bureau

  2. 3
    American a piece of furniture with several drawers for holding things such as clothes or towels. The British word is chest of drawers.
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    British a piece of furniture with drawers and a top part that opens to make a writing table
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