administrative division

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Noun1.administrative division - a district defined for administrative purposesadministrative division - a district defined for administrative purposes
borough - one of the administrative divisions of a large city
canton - a small administrative division of a country
city - an incorporated administrative district established by state charter; "the city raised the tax rate"
commune - the smallest administrative district of several European countries
country, land, state - the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"
county - (United States) the largest administrative district within a state; "the county plans to build a new road"
county palatine - the territory of a count palatine
department - the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
federal district - a district set apart as the seat of government of a federation
reservation, reserve - a district that is reserved for particular purpose
school district - a district whose public schools are administered together
shire - a former administrative district of England; equivalent to a county
municipality - an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
prefecture - the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
province, state - the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south"
township, town - an administrative division of a county; "the town is responsible for snow removal"
ward - a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections
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The fifth chapter provides for the consolidation of decentralisation and entrenching local governance which achievement requires the completion of the political and institutional system in regions through the organisation of municipal and regional elections, the creation of a new administrative division of the national territory, the consolidation of human resources, encouragement of executives to work in interior regions, the reform of the local tax system and the modernisation of the regional statistics system, said the PM.
The statement said that the new territorial administrative division was a "flagrant violation" of the constitution particularly articles 55 (3), 59 (a), 86 (1) 85 (2) and 86 (5), 162 (1), (2), (3) and 101 (f).
KUWAIT, Oct 12 (KUNA) -- 1988 -- Farwaniya Governorate was established in line with a resolution by His Highness the late Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, amending a constitutional provision detailing Kuwait's administrative division.
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KON-X Wales, a leading provider of printers and copiers operating throughout North Wales and the Northwest, has strengthened its administrative division to meet a recent surge in growth.
An etrap is a second-tier administrative division of modern Turkmenistan.
She practices in the Administrative Division, concentrating primarily in the areas of rent regulatory compliance and related landlord-tenant litigation.
The artificial administrative division into Areas A, B and C was set in the 1995 interim agreement, part of the Oslo Accords, and was supposed to be terminated after about five years.
It instructed the Local Administration Minister to form a committee of legal experts to pay a field visit to the archipelago to make the appropriate administrative division of the province and submit the achievement report to the Cabinet in less than three months.
The Administrative Division of the High Court had no record of any appeal by WDP when the Echo contacted it yesterday and confirmed the last documentation related to August 21 last year.
The Administrative Division monitors each of the divisions for quality of services, oversees both the operating & capital budgets, maintains an inventory of all New Castle County property, & handles employee training & worker's compensation matters.
Administrative division of a country, achieved through legislation, is an element of the superstructure of cardinal importance, because the system brings the subsystems of state and local government, within politics and organize territorial, economic and social life of the nation.

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