What does administration mean?

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

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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

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.

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

  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.

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

  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.

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

  4. administration(Noun)

    Management.

    Etymology: 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

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. administration

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

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

How to pronounce administration?

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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. Gavin Newsom:

    The Trump Administration has been attempting and failing to bully car companies for months now, we remain undeterred.

  2. Jason Levine:

    The Biden administration is to be commended for putting a freeze on a series of midnight rulemakings which seemed more focused on claiming progress than furthering a coherent federal self-driving car policy grounded in the safety of everyone inside and outside of vehicles, we look forward to working with the new leadership at DOT in their efforts to restore the.

  3. Randy Johnson:

    This change is another example of the administration being completely divorced from reality and adding more burdens to employers and expecting them to just absorb the impact.

  4. Lisa Kern Griffin:

    It would be odd, structurally, because it would mean the Trump administration would be acting to enforce subpoenas against the Trump administration.

  5. Jaime Chamberlain:

    There are billions of dollars of investment and projects on the sidelines on hold, on both sides of the border, because the administration has not given us in the business community the confidence to say we are in a good place.

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  • Seun Peter
    This is one of the best.
    LikeReplyReport2 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 26 years ago

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