The Alternative Swedish Dictionary: byråkratiska

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  1. (colloquial) a very rigid, formal use of (the Swedish) language with (extraordinarily) long sentences, complex syntax, use of words which otherwise are considered archaic and many dependent clause; allegedly mainly used by bureaucrat in public office or similar
Synonyms: kanslihussvenska

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