What does administration mean?

Definitions for administration
ædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃənad·min·is·tra·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word administration.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. administration, disposalnoun

    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, organisationnoun

    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 medicationnoun

    the act of administering medication

  4. presidency, presidential term, administrationnoun

    the tenure of a president

    "things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"

  5. government, governing, governance, government activity, administrationnoun

    the act of governing; exercising authority

    "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"

  6. administration, judicaturenoun

    the act of meting out justice according to the law

Wiktionary

  1. administrationnoun

    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. administrationnoun

    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. administrationnoun

    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. administrationnoun

    Management.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Administrationnoun

    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. Administrationnoun

    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. Administrationnoun

    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. Administrationnoun

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

  5. Administrationnoun

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

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. administration

    Conduct, management; in military affairs, the execution of the duties of an office.

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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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of administration in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of administration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of administration in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    Rigorous science is critical to my administration's efforts to achieve the twin goals of economic growth and environmental protection, my administration is committed to advancing scientific research that leads to a better understanding of our environment and of environmental risks.

  2. Todd Schulte:

    It is the newest in a series of moves by the administration to substantially restrict legal immigration by making it more difficult, expensive and bureaucratic for the applicants while allowing the government to easily deny claims for people who should be coming here -- or who are here and stuck in a broken visa system -- and strengthening our country.

  3. Chuck Grassley:

    The Obama administration claims that it is using ‘prosecutorial discretion’ to prioritize the removal of criminal aliens from this country, but this report shows the disturbing truth: 1,000 undocumented aliens previously convicted of crimes who the administration released in 2013 have gone on to commit further crimes in our communities.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    It is my hope that the administration will be willing to accept important limits in a new authorization as well as the sunset or repeal of the old [ authorizations ], as this will be necessary to ensure strong bipartisan support and meet the goals the president set last summer of refining and repealing the prior authorizations.

  5. National Intelligence James Clapper:

    Cyber will continue to be a huge problem for the next presidential administration, as it has been a challenge for this one.

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  • Seun Peter
    This is one of the best.
    LikeReplyReport3 years ago
  • Jamshaid Baloch
    Administration is an art of managing & appreciating smart actions related to affiliated HR so as to plan, organize and maintain an institution or an autonomous body ensuring ultimate results.
    LikeReplyReport 28 years ago

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