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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 ?
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.
Ever since the enemy's entry into Smolensk he had in imagination been playing the role of director of the popular feeling of "the heart of Russia." Not only did it seem to him (as to all administrators) that he controlled the external actions of Moscow's inhabitants, but he also thought he controlled their mental attitude by means of his broadsheets and posters, written in a coarse tone which the people despise in their own class and do not understand from those in authority.
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.
He was one of those Olympian administrators who know everything except Russia, pronounce a word of extraordinary wisdom, admired by all, about once in five years, and, after being an eternity in the service, generally die full of honour and riches, though they have never done anything great, and have even been hostile to all greatness.
The Norman genius, talent for affairs as its main basis, with strenuousness and clear rapidity for its excellence, hardness and insolence for its defect.' The Germanic (Anglo-Saxon and 'Danish') element explains, then, why uneducated Englishmen of all times have been thick-headed, unpleasantly self-assertive, and unimaginative, but sturdy fighters; and the Norman strain why upper-class Englishmen have been self-contained, inclined to snobbishness, but vigorously aggressive and persevering, among the best conquerors, organizers, and administrators in the history of the world.
From that day forth bureaucracy used to its own profit the mistrust that stands between receipts and expenditures; it degraded the administration for the benefit of the administrators; in short, it spun those lilliputian threads which have chained France to Parisian centralization,--as if from 1500 to 1800 France had undertaken nothing for want of thirty thousand government clerks!
The verdict of the coroner's jury was that he "came to his death by a visitation of God." 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.
Young speedily proved himself to be a skilful administrator as well as a resolute chief.
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?"
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.

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