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ad·min·is·tra·tion

 (ăd-mĭn′ĭ-strā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of administering, especially the management of a government or large institution.
2. The activity of a government or state in the exercise of its powers and duties.
3. often Administration
a. The executive branch of a government.
b. The group of people who manage or direct an institution, especially a school or college.
4. The term of office of an executive officer or body.
5. Law Management of a trust or estate.
6. The dispensing, applying, or tendering of something, such as an oath, a sacrament, or medicine.

ad·min′is·tra′tive (-strā′tĭv, -strə-) adj.
ad·min′is·tra′tive·ly adv.

administration

(ədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən)
n
1. management of the affairs of an organization, such as a business or institution
2. the duties of an administrator
3. the body of people who administer an organization
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the conduct of the affairs of government
5. term of office: often used of presidents, governments, etc
6. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the executive branch of government along with the public service; the government as a whole
7. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (often capital) chiefly US the political executive, esp of the US; the government
8. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly US a government board, agency, authority, etc
9. (Law) property law
a. the conduct or disposal of the estate of a deceased person
b. the management by a trustee of an estate subject to a trust
10.
a. the administering of something, such as a sacrament, oath, or medical treatment
b. the thing that is administered
adˈministrative adj
adˈministratively adv

ad•min•is•tra•tion

(ædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the management and direction of a government, business, institution, or the like.
2. the function of a political state in exercising its governmental duties.
3. the duty or duties of an administrator.
4. a body of administrators or executive officials.
5. (often cap.) the officials of the executive branch of a government.
6. the period during which an administrator or body of administrators serves: the Jefferson administration.
7. Law. the management of a decedent's estate by an executor or administrator, or of a trust estate by a trustee.
8. the act or process of administering.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Latin]
ad•min`is•tra′tion•al, adj.

administration

1. The management and execution of all military matters not included in tactics and strategy; primarily in the fields of logistics and personnel management.
2. The internal management of units.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.administration - a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
management, direction - the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
conducting - the way of administering a business
line management - administration of the activities contributing directly to an organization's output
organization, organisation - the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business; "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
running - the act of administering or being in charge of something; "he has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time"
polity - shrewd or crafty management of public affairs; "we was innocent of stratagems and polity"
2.administration - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering somethingadministration - 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"
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
Curia - (Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church
top brass - the most important persons in a governing body
executive - persons who administer the law
judiciary, bench - persons who administer justice
county council - the elected governing body of a county
government officials, officialdom - people elected or appointed to administer a government
pecking order, power structure, hierarchy - the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
management - those in charge of running a business
advisory board, planning board - a board appointed to advise the chief administrator
3.administration - the act of administering medicationadministration - the act of administering medication
medication - the act of treating with medicines or remedies
drip feed - the administration of a solution (blood or saline or plasma etc.) one drop at a time
drugging, sedation - the administration of a sedative agent or drug
4.administration - the tenure of a presidentadministration - the tenure of a president; "things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"
incumbency, tenure, term of office - the term during which some position is held
5.administration - the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
land reform - a redistribution of agricultural land (especially by government action)
squandermania - prodigious squandering (usually by a government)
price-fixing - control (by agreement among producers or by government) of the price of a commodity in interstate commerce
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
misgovernment, misrule - government that is inefficient or dishonest
lawmaking, legislating, legislation - the act of making or enacting laws
trust busting - (law) government activities seeking to dissolve corporate trusts and monopolies (especially under the United States antitrust laws)
devolvement, devolution - the delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government)
destabilisation, destabilization - the action of destabilizing; making something less stable (especially of a government or country or economy)
protest march - occasion when you can express opposition by marching (usually on some government institution) without a license
government - (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed; "tyrannical government"
political science, politics, government - the study of government of states and other political units
paternalism - the attitude (of a person or a government) that subordinates should be controlled in a fatherly way for their own good
manifesto, pronunciamento - a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
event planner - someone who plans social events as a profession (usually for government or corporate officials)
bounty, premium - payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
zero coupon bond, zero-coupon bond - a bond that is issued at a deep discount from its value at maturity and pays no interest during the life of the bond; the commonest form of zero-coupon security
office, power - (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office"; "during his first year in power"; "the power of the president"
anarchy, lawlessness - a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
federal - characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities; "a federal system like that of the United States"; "federal governments often evolved out of confederations"
unitary - characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is held by one central authority; "a unitary as opposed to a federal form of government"
6.administration - the act of meting out justice according to the law
justice - judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

administration

noun
2. directors, board, executive(s), bosses (informal), management, employers, directorate They would like the college administration to exert more control.
3. government, authority, executive, leadership, ministry, regime, governing body He served in posts in both the Ford and Carter administrations.
4. distribution, supplying, dispensation, dealing out, appointment, endowment, allotment, disbursement, apportionment, bestowal, conferment a complaint about the wrongful administration of drugs

administration

noun
1. Authoritative control over the affairs of others:
2. The continuous exercise of authority over a political unit:
3. The giving of a medication, especially by prescribed dosage:
Translations
إِدَارَةإدَارَهالحُكُومَه، الإدَارَه
správavládaadministrativa
administrationregeringstyre
hallintojohto
administracija
adminisztráció
ríkisstjórnstjórn
管理
관리
upravavlada
administration
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administration

[ədˌmɪnɪsˈtreɪʃən] N
1. [of company, estate, finances] → administración f; [of country] → gobierno m
a lot of time is spent on administrationse emplea mucho tiempo en la administración
the job involves a lot of routine administrationel trabajo comprende bastantes tareas rutinarias de administración
business administrationadministración f de empresas
2. [of medicine, sacrament] → administración f, dispensa f; [of justice, punishment] → administración f, aplicación f
administration of an oathtoma f de juramento
3. (= governing body) [of company, institution] → administración f
the college administrationla administración del colegio
4. (esp US) (Pol) (= government) → gobierno m, administración f
the Reagan administrationel gobierno de Reagan, la administración de Reagan

Administration

[ədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən] (US)
n
the Administration → le gouvernement
the Bush Administration → le gouvernement Bush
modif [official, spokesperson] → du gouvernement

administration

[ədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən]
n
(= organizing, supervising) → administration f
(= managing body) [company, institution] → administration f
(LAW) to go into administration → être placé(e) sous administration judiciaire
modif [charge, costs, fee] → administratif/ive

administration

n
no plVerwaltung f; (of an election, a project etc)Organisation f; to spend a lot of time on administrationviel Zeit auf Verwaltungsangelegenheiten or -sachen verwenden
(= government)Regierung f; the Schmidt administrationdie Regierung Schmidt
no pl (of remedy)Verabreichung f; (of sacrament)Spenden nt; the administration of an oathdie Vereidigung; the administration of justicedie Rechtsprechung

administration

[ədˌmɪnɪsˈtreɪʃn] n
a. (of company) → direzione f, gestione f; (of fund, justice) → amministrazione f; (of medicine) → somministrazione f
b. (Am) (Pol) → governo

administer

(ədˈministə) verb
1. to govern or manage. He administers the finances of the company
2. to carry out (the law etc).
3. to give (medicine, help etc). The doctor administered drugs to the patient.
adˈministrate (-streit) verb
to govern or manage.
adˌminiˈstration noun
1. management. He's in charge of administration at the hospital.
2. (the people who carry on) the government of a country etc.
administrative (-strətiv) , ((American) -streitiv) adjective
an administrative post; administrative ability.
adˈministrator (-strei-) noun

administration

إِدَارَة administrativa administration Verwaltung διοίκηση administración hallinto administration administracija amministrazione 管理 관리 administratie administrasjon administracja administração управление administration การบริหาร yönetim sự quản lý 行政

ad·min·i·stra·tion

n. administración.

administration

n administración f; Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Administración de Alimentos y Drogas
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My object in taking this step is to cause a search to be instituted for the Trust -- in the very probable event of the executors not having met with it yet -before the usual measures are adopted for the administration of the admiral's estate.
The administration of mutton instead of medicine, the substitution of Tea for Joe, and the baker for bacon, were among the mildest of my own mistakes.
In fact, the return of Richard had quenched every hope that he had entertained of restoring a Saxon dynasty in England; for, whatever head the Saxons might have made in the event of a civil war, it was plain that nothing could be done under the undisputed dominion of Richard, popular as he was by his personal good qualities and military fame, although his administration was wilfully careless, now too indulgent, and now allied to despotism.
It is alleged, indeed, that the high heels are most agreeable to our ancient constitution; but, however this be, his majesty has determined to make use only of low heels in the administration of the government, and all offices in the gift of the crown, as you cannot but observe; and particularly that his majesty's imperial heels are lower at least by a DRURR than any of his court (DRURR is a measure about the fourteenth part of an inch).
Not thinking one vizir enough for the administration of his estates he had two, named Khacan and Saouy.
Though they know the words which Jesus Christ appointed to be used in the administration of baptism, they have without scruple substituted others in their place, which makes the validity of their baptism, and the reality of their Christianity, very doubtful.
nor in the life of this administration, nor even perhaps in our lifetime on this planet.

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