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Noun (futsuumeishi)
government office, public officebureau (administratif), centre (administratif)Amt, Behörde

ON: ヤク, エキ
duty, war, campaign, drafted labor, office, service, role

ON: ショKUN: ところ, -ところ, どころ, とこ

Example sentences
どの官庁もお役所主義にはまり込まないで、仕事のスピードアップをはかるという点において問題があるようだ。Parts: 何の (どの), 官庁 (かんちょう), (ご), 役所 (やくしょ), 主義 (しゅぎ), 填まり込む (はまりこむ), 仕事 (しごと), スピードアップ (スピード・アップ), 図る (はかる), 言う (いう), (てん), に於いて (において), 問題 (もんだい), 有る (ある), 様だ (ようだ)Every government office seems to have problems in expediting matters without entanglement in its red tape system.

君は役所に自分で出頭する事が必要なのだ。Parts: (きみ), 役所 (やくしょ), 自分 (じぶん), 出頭 (しゅっとう), (こと), 必要 (ひつよう), なのだ (なんだ)It is essential that you present yourself at the office.

この手続きにはお役所仕事がだいぶからんでいます。Parts: 此の (この), 手続き (てつづき), には, (ご), 役所 (やくしょ), 仕事 (しごと), 大分 (だいぶ), 絡む (からむ)There's a lot of red tape involved in this procedure.

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