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Bureau (IPA: /ˈbjʊɹoʊ/)

Bureau (n.)

Originally, a desk or writing table with drawers for papers.

Bureau (n.)

The place where such a bureau is used; an office where business requiring writing is transacted.

Bureau (n.)

Hence: A department of public business requiring a force of clerks; the body of officials in a department who labor under the direction of a chief.

Bureau (n.)

A chest of drawers for clothes, especially when made as an ornamental piece of furniture.


Bureau of a parliament


Family name


British band


Human settlement in Bureau County, Illinois, United States of America


Episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S3 E22)

Bureau Synonyms

Agency, Government Agency, Office, Federal Agency, Authority

Bureau Synonyms

Chest, Dresser, Chest Of Drawers

Bureau Rhymes

Buhrow, Bureau, Burow, Curro, Euro, Muro, Thurow, Turo, Turow

Arturo, Demuro, Dimuro, Maturo, Scaturro, Tamburo, Tamburro, Testuro

Altamuro, Montemurro, Murihuro

Bureau (Last Name / Surname)

Bureau is the #28,909 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 822 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Bureau in Spanish is Oficina

Tagalog Translation

Bureau in Tagalog is Kahon

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Le bureau est fermé, dit Gavroche, je ne reçois plus de plaintes." - Les Misérables

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