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ad·min·is·tra·tor

 (ăd-mĭn′ĭ-strā′tər)
n.
1. One who administers, especially one who works as a manager in a business, government agency, or school.
2. Law One appointed to administer an estate.

administrator

(ədˈmɪnɪˌstreɪtə)
n
1. a person who administers the affairs of an organization, official body, etc
2. (Law) property law a person authorized to manage an estate, esp when the owner has died intestate or without having appointed executors
3. (Computer Science) a person who manages a computer system
adˌminisˈtratrix fem n

ad•min•is•tra•tor

(ædˈmɪn əˌstreɪ tər)

n.
1. a person who administers, esp. one employed to manage the affairs of a government, business, institution, etc.
2. Law. a person appointed by a court to take charge of the estate of a decedent, but not appointed in the decedent's will.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.administrator - someone who administers a businessadministrator - someone who administers a business  
academic administrator - an administrator in a college or university
director, manager, managing director - someone who controls resources and expenditures
executive, executive director - a person responsible for the administration of a business
chief, top dog, head - a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation"
hosteller, hotel manager, hotelier, hotelkeeper, hotelman - an owner or manager of hotels
land agent - a person who administers a landed estate
security director - head of a private security force working for a business or industry
vice chancellor - a deputy or assistant to someone bearing the title of chancellor
2.administrator - the party appointed by a probate court to distribute the estate of someone who dies without a will or without naming an executoradministrator - the party appointed by a probate court to distribute the estate of someone who dies without a will or without naming an executor
fiduciary - a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary; "it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"
3.administrator - someone who manages a government agency or departmentadministrator - someone who manages a government agency or department
commissioner - a government administrator
DCI, Director of Central Intelligence - the head of the United States Intelligence Community and director of the Central Intelligence Agency
chief, top dog, head - a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation"
prefect - a chief officer or chief magistrate; "the prefect of Paris police"
Secretary General - a person who is a chief administrator (as of the United Nations)
triumvir - one of a group of three sharing public administration or civil authority especially in ancient Rome

administrator

noun manager, head, official, director, officer, executive, minister, boss (informal), agent, governor, controller, supervisor, bureaucrat, superintendent, gaffer (informal, chiefly Brit.), organizer, mandarin, functionary, overseer, baas (S. African) He worked for 34 years as an administrator with the company.

administrator

noun
A person having administrative or managerial authority in an organization:
Informal: exec.
Translations
správceadministrátor
administrator
hallinnoijahallintovirkamiesuskottu mies
adminisztrátorügyintézõ
stjórnandi
administratör

administrator

[ədˈmɪnɪstreɪtəʳ] Nadministrador(a) m/f (Jur) → albacea mf

administrator

[ədˈmɪnɪstreɪtər] n
(COMMERCE)administrateur/trice m/f
(= secretary) → secrétaire mf
(also systems administrator) [computer system] → administrateur/trice m/f

administrator

nVerwalter(in) m(f); (Jur) → Verwaltungsbeamte(r) m/-beamtin f, → Administrator(in) m(f)

administrator

[ədˈmɪnɪstreɪtəʳ] namministratore/trice; (of will) → curatore/trice

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

administrator

n administrador -ra mf
References in classic literature ?
Scrooge was his sole executor, his sole administrator, his sole assign, his sole residuary legatee, his sole friend, and sole mourner.
He was thought a good administrator, and it was often a question of making him mayor of Alencon; but the memory of his underhand jobbery still clung to him, and he was never received at the prefecture.
Should not a magistrate be not merely the best administrator of the law, but the most crafty expounder of the chicanery of his profession, a steel probe to search hearts, a touchstone to try the gold which in each soul is mingled with more or less of alloy?
The body was buried and the public administrator took charge of the estate.
The estate of Silas Deemer being in the hands of an administrator who had thought it best to dispose of the "business" the store had been closed ever since the owner's death, the goods having been removed by another "merchant" who had purchased them en bloc.
He would have made you a Councillor of State, for he was a great administrator himself; even to the point of knowing how many cartridges were left in the men's boxes after an action.
One black chicken which the administrator could not catch, black as night and as silent, not even croaking, awaiting Reynard, still went to roost in the next apartment.
And he trotted off, thinking to himself: "I must get this old woman appointed guardian of those idiots, and administrator of the farm.
Young speedily proved himself to be a skilful administrator as well as a resolute chief.
With us, our Priests are Administrators of all Business, Art, and Science; Directors of Trade, Commerce, Generalship, Architecture, Engineering, Education, Statesmanship, Legislature, Morality, Theology; doing nothing themselves, they are the Causes of everything worth doing, that is done by others.
The entire monarchy of the Turk is governed by one lord, the others are his servants; and, dividing his kingdom into sanjaks, he sends there different administrators, and shifts and changes them as he chooses.
A People there are, no doubt--a certain large number of supernumeraries, who are to be occasionally addressed, and relied upon for shouts and choruses, as on the theatrical stage; but Boodle and Buffy, their followers and families, their heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, are the born first-actors, managers, and leaders, and no others can appear upon the scene for ever and ever.

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