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Definitions for Administrative
ædˈmɪn əˌstreɪ tɪv, -strə-Admin·is·tra·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. administrativeadjective

    of or relating to or responsible for administration


  1. administrativeadjective

    Of or relating to administering or administration.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Administrativeadjective

    pertaining to administration; administering; executive; as, an administrative body, ability, or energy

    Etymology: [L. administrativus: cf. F. administratif.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Administrative' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2789

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Administrative' in Adjectives Frequency: #384

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Administrative in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Administrative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Administrative in a Sentence

  1. University President Mark Schlissel:

    Over the next three days, the university retained an outside law firm which immediately launched an investigation of the allegations, our Division of Public Safety and Security was engaged, and Dr. Philbert was directed not to report to work. I placed him on administrative leave Tuesday.

  2. Tustin Amole:

    Either way, the teacher should never have tolerated it, that teacher has been placed on administrative leave. The police have been notified.

  3. Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak:

    I can confirm he was on administrative leave and was terminated yesterday. I think, at this time, it's just best to understand it's an open investigation and any other comments are not in anybody's best interest.

  4. President Biden:

    They did not whip anybody, they didn’t do anything that was wrong, and yet they are still on administrative duties, they have not been released back to the field to perform their patrol duties like the American public expects.

  5. Ma Kunpeng:

    The loan-to-deposit ratio is the biggest administrative restriction over banks.

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    a state of irritation or annoyance
    • A. excogitate
    • B. huff
    • C. aberrate
    • D. monish

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