Definitions for Administrationædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ad•min•is•tra•tionædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃən(n.)
the management and direction of a government, business, institution, or the like.
the function of a political state in exercising its governmental duties.
the duty or duties of an administrator.
a body of administrators or executive officials.
(often cap.) the officials of the executive branch of a government.
the period during which an administrator or body of administrators serves:
the Jefferson administration.
Law. the management of a decedent's estate by an executor or administrator, or of a trust estate by a trustee.
the act or process of administering.
Origin of administration:
1275–1325; ME < L
a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation(noun)
the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
"he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
administration, giving medication(noun)
the act of administering medication
presidency, presidential term, administration(noun)
the tenure of a president
"things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"
government, governing, governance, government activity, administration(noun)
the act of governing; exercising authority
"regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
the act of meting out justice according to the law
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
administration(noun)ædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃən
a country's government
the Clinton Administration
administrationædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃən
the management of sth
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.
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.
The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation.
the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.
Origin: From administracioun, from administration, from administratio, from administrare; see administer; compare French administration.
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; management
the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are intrusted 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
the act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation; as, the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament
the management and disposal, under legal authority, of the estate of an intestate, or of a testator having no competent executor
the management of an estate of a deceased person by an executor, the strictly corresponding term execution not being in use
Translations for Administration
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
He's in charge of administration at the hospital.
- administraçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die VerwaltungGerman
- pārvaldīšana; vadīšanaLatvian
- administrasjon, administreringNorwegian
- administraţie; administrareRomanian
- správa, riadenie, vedenieSlovak
- administration, förvaltningSwedish
- 管理Chinese (Trad.)
- управління; керуванняUkrainian
- sự quản lýVietnamese
- 管理Chinese (Simp.)
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