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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
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