The administration of government through departments and subdivisions managed by sets of appointed officials following an inflexible routine
Something, such as a situation or condition, that prevents further progress toward an accomplishment.
(Physics) The amount of fissionable material being processed or in storage for irradiation in a reactor cycle
Officials collectively; officialdom
(--- Law) Something that obstructs the making of a legal contract.
The municipal government, especially its officials considered as a group.
needlessly time-consuming procedure
A period of waiting
Lack or absence of action.
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