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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Leading the festivities in their respective administrative divisions as Kuwait celebrates its 57th Independence Day and 27th Liberation Day, the country's six governors conveyed their heartiest congratulations to the Kuwaiti leadership and people over the joyous occasion.
As the Director, he oversees 14 state regulatory and administrative divisions including the Athletic Commission, Transportation Authority, Financial Institutions, Housing, Mortgage Lending and the Real Estate Division.
The solution currently discussed pointed to the adoption of a single standard in administrative divisions, based on dividing each province to three districts.
The Anbar Provincial Council member Jassem al-Assal said in a statement today that "there are frantic attempts going on by some of the conspirators against the unity and stability of Anbar province by hiring some mercenaries to legitimize plot to truncate some of the administrative divisions of the province of Anbar and attached them to the provinces of Babil and Karbala.
KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has once again called for making this largest city as a separate province and suggested a string of administrative divisions of the existing four provinces.
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The technicians of NCSI were briefed on the application of the system in a number of administrative divisions at Majlis A'Shura, during their tour of the building, listening to a detailed explanation about the most important achievement of the Department in applying the manual and electronic system.
On 16 October 2013, with the extension of Line 11 into Kunshan, Jiangsu province, Shanghai Metro became the first rapid transit system in China to connect two provincial-level administrative divisions.
One of the main causes of this problem: due to ludicrously fragmented territorial and administrative divisions the mayors who need to be able to understand and issue building permits for developments, often worth hundreds of millions of dollars, do not have the staff, especially in terms of professionals, simply because they do not have the budget to pay for them.
He said that four libraries will be established in Lahore division while 16 libraries in remaining eight administrative divisions of the province.
The administrative divisions of Sillod, Phulambri, Vaijapur, Gangapur and Khuldabad and the districts of Beed, Nanded, Latur, Osmanabad, and Parbhani have been affected.

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