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weather bureau

n.
An agency responsible for the gathering and interpreting of meteorological data for weather study and forecasts.
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Noun1.weather bureau - an administrative unit responsible for gathering and interpreting meteorological data for weather study and forecasts
administrative body, administrative unit - a unit with administrative responsibilities
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But I kept him in the weather bureau right along, to undermine his reputation.
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3 quake's epicenter was near Jenai township in Nantou County in central Taiwan, about 250 kilometers south of Taipei, the Central Weather Bureau said.
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