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administration

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English administracioun, from Old French administration, from Latin administratio, from administrare; see administer; compare French administration.

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administration (usually uncountable, plural administrations)

  1. (uncountable) The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction.
  2. (countable) A body that administers; the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are entrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain.
    Successive US administrations have had similar Middle East policies.
  3. (uncountable) The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation.
    the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.
  4. (uncountable, business) Management.
  5. (uncountable, law, UK) An arrangement whereby an insolvent company can continue trading under supervision.
    The company went into voluntary administration last week.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ad.mi.nis.tʁa.sjɔ̃/
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administration f (plural administrations)

  1. management (administration; the process or practice of managing)

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administration c

  1. administration

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