administrative unit

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Noun1.administrative unit - a unit with administrative responsibilitiesadministrative unit - a unit with administrative responsibilities
Inland Revenue, IR - a board of the British government that administers and collects major direct taxes
Ordnance Survey - the official cartography agency of the British government
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
division - an administrative unit in government or business
UN agency, United Nations agency - an agency of the United Nations
council - a body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council"
secretariat, secretariate - an administrative unit responsible for maintaining records and other secretarial duties; especially for international organizations
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
intelligence agency, intelligence service, intelligence - a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
international law enforcement agency - an international administrative unit responsible for law enforcement
redevelopment authority - a public administrative unit given responsibility for the renovation of blighted urban areas
regulatory agency, regulatory authority - a governmental agency that regulates businesses in the public interest
weather bureau - an administrative unit responsible for gathering and interpreting meteorological data for weather study and forecasts
placement center, placement office - an office that finds suitable employment for applicants
child welfare agency, child welfare service - an administrative unit responsible for social work concerned with the welfare and vocational training of children
Russian agency - an administrative agency of the Russian government
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Yogeswaran said that the Government must ensure steps are taken to establish a separate administrative unit for the Tamils in Kalmunai before the vote in Parliament tomorrow on the no-confidence motion against the Government
If resolution for the formation of south Punjab can be approved then why not the matter of administrative unit in Sindh.
We are ready to show power in Sindh and even in the country for the formation of new administrative unit in Sindh as we want to solve the matters through reconcilation.
Earlier this month, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail's statement about dividing Sindh into administrative units had drawn condemnation from nationalist parties and disavowal from the PTI who made him the province's governor.
He said it is imperative to carve out a separate administrative unit in south Punjab to solve the issues plaguing the people of the region.
Today I tell you, the Eastern Muslims, that I will promptly and formally press the new government and the new Prime Minister for a Coastal Administrative Unit in East," said ACMC Leader and party's Vanni Group Leader Rishad Bathiudeen on 09 August.
It is directly elected by voters mass voting of the administrative unit. Local Council is the deliberative body composed of elected councilors.
agreement establishing the World Trade Organization." Put more simply, CAFTA--like the European Union--would be a regional administrative unit of a global economic system supervised by the WTO.
Without additional staffing or the creation of a new administrative unit, members of the Collaborative continue their service within each of their units while strengthening their positions through effective outreach to the university via the TLC.
Astore is an administrative unit of Northern Areas, about 80 kilometers west of Gilgit in Pakistan's Northern Areas, which has a sparse population.
The committee established five goals for the universal program review: (1) to be supported by every segment of the college; (2) to be linked to the college budget plans; (3) to establish common and fair criteria for assessing every college program; (4) to establish specific criteria to recognize the unique and distinct roles of every program; and (5) to establish a review schedule that would evaluate every academic program, student service, and administrative unit over a five-year period.

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