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ad·mi·ral·ty

 (ăd′mər-əl-tē)
n. pl. ad·mi·ral·ties
1.
a. A court exercising jurisdiction over all maritime cases.
b. Maritime law.
2. Admiralty The department of the British government that once had control over all naval affairs.
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admiralty

(ˈædmərəltɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Military) the office or jurisdiction of an admiral
2. (Military)
a. jurisdiction over naval affairs
b. (as modifier): admiralty law.
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ad•mi•ral•ty

(ˈæd mər əl ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the office or jurisdiction of an admiral.
2. the officials or the department of state having charge of naval affairs, as in Great Britain.
3. a court dealing with maritime questions, offenses, etc.
4. maritime law.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.admiralty - the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)admiralty - the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
government department - a department of government
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.admiralty - the office of admiral
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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Translations
AdmiralitätAdmiralsamtAdmiralswürdeSeebehörde
admiralejo

Admiralty

[ˈædmərəltɪ]
A. N (Brit) → Ministerio m de Marina, Almirantazgo m
First Lord of the AdmiraltyMinistro m de Marina
B. CPD Admiralty court N (US) → tribunal m marítimo
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Admiralty

[ˈædmərəlti] n (British) [the navy] the Admiralty → le ministère de la Marine
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Admiralty

n (Brit) → Admiralität f; (= department, building)britisches Marineministerium; First Lord of the Admiraltybritischer Marineminister
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Admiralty

[ˈædmərəltɪ] n (Brit) the Admiraltyl'Ammiragliato

admiralty

[ˈædmrltɪ] nammiragliato
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But Admirality, chasing a hat-trick, might continue Johnny Murtagh's excellent season in the seven-furlong Guinness Handicap.
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seizure was not a criminal act, but rather an action in admirality.
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A senior Conservative Party spokeswoman said the talks at Admirality House in Whitehall were "constructive and amicable".