- (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.
- (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.
- (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.
- (uncountable, business) Management.
- (uncountable, law, Britain) An arrangement whereby an insolvent company can continue trading under supervision.
- The company went into voluntary administration last week.
the act of administering
the executive part of government
the act of administering or tendering something to another
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- Noah Webster (1913), “administration”, in Noah Porter, editor, Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam Company
administration f (plural administrations)
- management (administration; the process or practice of managing)
- “administration” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
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