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|Noun||1.||administrative unit - a unit with administrative responsibilities|
Inland Revenue, IR - a board of the British government that administers and collects major direct taxes
Ordnance Survey - the official cartography agency of the British government
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
division - an administrative unit in government or business
council - a body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council"
secretariat, secretariate - an administrative unit responsible for maintaining records and other secretarial duties; especially for international organizations
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
intelligence agency, intelligence service, intelligence - a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
international law enforcement agency - an international administrative unit responsible for law enforcement
redevelopment authority - a public administrative unit given responsibility for the renovation of blighted urban areas
regulatory agency, regulatory authority - a governmental agency that regulates businesses in the public interest
weather bureau - an administrative unit responsible for gathering and interpreting meteorological data for weather study and forecasts
child welfare agency, child welfare service - an administrative unit responsible for social work concerned with the welfare and vocational training of children
Russian agency - an administrative agency of the Russian government