Definitions for Administrationædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ad•min•is•tra•tionædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the management and direction of a government, business, institution, or the like.

    Category: Government

  2. the function of a political state in exercising its governmental duties.

    Category: Government

  3. the duty or duties of an administrator.

    Category: Government

  4. a body of administrators or executive officials.

    Category: Government

  5. (often cap.) the officials of the executive branch of a government.

    Category: Government

  6. the period during which an administrator or body of administrators serves:

    the Jefferson administration.

    Category: Government

  7. Law. the management of a decedent's estate by an executor or administrator, or of a trust estate by a trustee.

    Category: Law

  8. the act or process of administering.

Origin of administration:

1275–1325; ME < L

ad•min`is•tra′tion•al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. administration, disposal(noun)

    a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)

  2. 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"

  3. administration, giving medication(noun)

    the act of administering medication

  4. presidency, presidential term, administration(noun)

    the tenure of a president

    "things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"

  5. 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"

  6. administration, judicature(noun)

    the act of meting out justice according to the law

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. administration(noun)ædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃən

    a country's government

    the Clinton Administration

  2. administrationædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃən

    the management of sth

    business administration

Wiktionary

  1. administration(Noun)

    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. administration(Noun)

    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. administration(Noun)

    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. administration(Noun)

    Management.

  5. Origin: From administracioun, from administration, from administratio, from administrare; see administer; compare French administration.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Administration(noun)

    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

  2. Administration(noun)

    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

  3. Administration(noun)

    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

  4. Administration(noun)

    the management and disposal, under legal authority, of the estate of an intestate, or of a testator having no competent executor

  5. Administration(noun)

    the management of an estate of a deceased person by an executor, the strictly corresponding term execution not being in use

Editors Contribution

  1. Administration

    Administration is an art of managing & appreciating smart actions initiated by the affiliated HR so as to plan, organize and maintain an institution or an autonomous body ensuring ultimate outputs.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Administration' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1543

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Administration' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3101

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Administration' in Nouns Frequency: #681


Translations for Administration

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

administration(noun)

management

He's in charge of administration at the hospital.

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