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BUBackup
BUBoston University
BUBulletin
BUBureau
BUBangkok University (Thailand)
BUBreak Up
BUBusiness Unit
BUBethel University
BUBaptist University (Hong Kong)
BUBulgaria
BUBrown University
BUBinghamton University (SUNY Binghamton)
BUBrilliant Uncirculated (numismatics)
BUBradley University
BUBuilder (USN Rating)
BUBaylor University
BUBrandon University
BUBellevue University
BUBournemouth University (UK)
BUBushel
BUBuild Up (semiconductor substrate process)
BUBurial (type of disposition)
BUBishop's University (Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada)
BUBangalore University (India)
BUBibliothèque Universitaire (French)
BUBloomsburg University (Pennsylvania)
BUBrandeis University
BUButler University
BUBasic Understanding
BUBinding Update
BUBottom Up (model)
BUBargaining Unit (Employee)
BUBelly Up
BUBelmont University
BUBucknell University
BUBraathens (Airline)
BUBergen University (Bergen, Norway)
BUBilkent University
BUBogazici University
BUBrock University
BUBaker University (Baldwin City, KS)
BUBiblioteca Universitária (Portuguese: University Library; Brazil)
BUButyl Group (chemistry)
BUBluffton University (Bluffton, OH)
BUBlue Underground (DVD supplier)
BUBicol University
BUBuruli Ulcer
BUBrooklyn Union (Brooklyn Rapid Transit system)
BUBasically Useless
BUBaskent University (Adana, Turkey)
BUBethesda Unit
BUBilling Unit
BUBillion Unit
BUBahçesehir Üniversitesi (Istanbul, Turkey)
BUBallast Unit
BUBad Urban Area (terrain type)
BUBase of Prism Up
BUBande d'Usure (French, accordion bellows protection)
BUBrass Unlimited (Tacoma, WA)
References in classic literature ?
"I've moved the bureau and I've taken out the drawers and I've looked in every crack and cranny" was Marilla's positive answer.
I remember now that when I took off my shawl Monday afternoon I laid it on the bureau for a minute.
Some minutes elapsed -minutes that seemed hours -- before she found the right key and raised the lid of the bureau. At last she drew out the inner drawer!
Keeping fast hold of Magdalen's arm with one hand, he took the letter from her with the other, put it back into the open drawer, and locked the bureau. She never struggled with him, she never spoke.
The veteran (breathing very hard over it) steadied himself on both elbows against the slanting top of the bureau, and from that commanding position addressed Magdalen once more.
"Tell me, Professor Coram," he said, at last, "what is in that cupboard in the bureau?"
She came with the intention of possessing herself of certain documents which were in your bureau. She had a key of her own.
The banker's dressing-room was a plainly furnished little chamber, with a grey carpet, a large bureau, and a long mirror.
At twenty-two years of age Rabourdin became under-head-clerk; at twenty-five, head-clerk, or, as it was termed, head of the bureau. From that day the hand that assisted the young man to start in life was never felt again in his career, except as to a single circumstance; it led him, poor and friendless, to the house of a Monsieur Leprince, formerly an auctioneer, a widower said to be extremely rich, and father of an only daughter.
The ambitious man of genius grows old in obtaining his triple crown; he does not follow in the steps of Sixtus the Fifth merely to become head of a bureau. No one comes or stays in the government offices but idlers, incapables, or fools.
Under the constitutional government, the ministers of the various departments were insensibly led by their bureaus to imitate this practice of kings.
So indignant were the packers that they went farther, and compelled the mayor to abolish the whole bureau of inspection; so that since then there has not been even a pretense of any interference with the graft.