bureaucratic red tape


bureaucratic red tape
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  • red tape — N UNCOUNT You refer to official rules and procedures as red tape when they seem unnecessary and cause delay. The little money that was available was tied up in bureaucratic red tape …   English dictionary

  • Red tape — is a derisive term for excessive regulation or rigid conformity to formal rules that is considered redundant or bureaucratic and hinders or prevents action or decision making. It is usually applied to government, but can also be applied to other… …   Wikipedia

  • red tape — ˌred ˈtape noun [uncountable] official rules that seem complicated and unnecessary and prevent things from being done quickly and easily: • The only way to get this project off the ground is to cut through the red tape. • Planning permission is… …   Financial and business terms

  • Red tape — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red tape — {n. phr.} Unnecessary bureaucratic routine; needless but official delays. * /If you want to get anything accomplished in a hurry, you have to find someone in power who can cut through all that red tape./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • red tape — {n. phr.} Unnecessary bureaucratic routine; needless but official delays. * /If you want to get anything accomplished in a hurry, you have to find someone in power who can cut through all that red tape./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Red Tape (disambiguation) — Red tape may refer to the following: * Red tape,a bureaucratic delay mechanism seen in many modern government and corporate offices * Red Tape (album), an album by American southern rock band Atlanta Rhythm Section * Red Tape (recording): an… …   Wikipedia

  • red´tape´ — red tape, 1. tape having a red color, formerly used for tying up official papers. 2. too much attention to details and forms; bureaucratic routine: »A House Banking subcommittee assailed what it called the red tape and delays in the program to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • red tape — excessive bureaucratic rigmarole, 1736, in reference to the red tape formerly used in Great Britain (and the American colonies) for binding up legal and other official documents …   Etymology dictionary

  • red tape — red′ tape′ n. bureaucratic routine required before official action can be taken • Etymology: 1730–40; after the red tape used to tie official documents …   From formal English to slang

  • red tape —  Bureaucratic delays.  ► “Foreign investors, he points out, can now buy up an Indian company with a minimum of red tape.” (Worldbusiness, March/April, 1996, p. 37) …   American business jargon


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