HyperDic: red_tape

English > 1 sense of the expression red tape:
NOUNactred tape, bureaucratic procedureneedlessly time-consuming procedure
English > red tape: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningneedlessly time-consuming procedure.
Synonymbureaucratic procedure
BroaderprocedureA mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings
Spanishburocracia, formulismo, procedimiento burocrático
Catalanburocràcia, paperassa

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