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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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A letter to the Times, signed by former head of the army General Lord Dannatt and former first sea lord Admiral Lord West, among others, read: "Marking as it does the centenary of the end of the First World War, we believe it would be right to mark it by ensuring that, as on Easter Day, all shops are closed that Sunday.
In a letter to the Times, signed by former head of the Army, General Lord Dannatt, and former first sea lord Admiral Lord West among others, said: "Marking as it does the centenary of the end of the First World War, we believe it would be right to mark it by ensuring that, as on Easter Day, all shops are closed that Sunday.
A letter to the Times, signed by former head of the Army, General Lord Dannatt, and former first sea lord Admiral Lord West among others, read: "Marking as it does the centenary of the end of the First World War, we believe it would be right to mark it by ensuring that, as on Easter Day, all shops are closed that Sunday.
The Queen 92 champion owner 1954 & 1957; Sir Michael Oswald 84 jumps adviser to The Queen; Enda Bolger 55 trainer of Risk Of Thunder & Gilgamboa; Charles O'Brien 51 trainer of Burden Of Proof & Lord Admiral; Tom Proctor 62 trainer of One Dreamer & Marketing Mix; Barry Irwin 75 co-owner of Prized & Animal Kingdom; John Williams 72 clerk of the course at Hereford 1971-2001; Sally Iggulden 42 CEO & clerk of the course at Beverley; Lord Lipsey 70 Tote Board member 1998-2002; John Richardson 70 joint-breeder of Monsieur Le Cure; Flemming Velin 75 owner of Fields Of Athenry; Colin Gorman 49 assistant to Tom Dascombe; Alex Bisono 34 rider of Pt's Grey Eagle & Foxysox; Tim Carroll 27 rider of Silverhand; Julian Armfield 72 journalist & author
First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Philip Jones said the name HMS Cardiff would bring with it a "proud history".
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First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Philip Jones said after the Navy's largest and newest warship arrived in Portsmouth: "We are gathered to witness another seminal moment in the long history of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth.