Definition of Administration in English :

Define Administration in English

Administration meaning in English

Meaning of Administration in English

Pronunciation of Administration in English

Administration pronunciation in English

Pronounce Administration in English


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1. administration, disposal

a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)

2. administration, brass, establishment, governance, governing body, organisation, organization

the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something

Example Sentences:
'he claims that the present administration is corrupt'
'the governance of an association is responsible to its members'
'he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment'

3. administration, giving medication

the act of administering medication

4. administration, presidency, presidential term

the tenure of a president

Example Sentences:
'things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration'

5. administration, governance, governing, government, government activity

the act of governing; exercising authority

Example Sentences:
'regulations for the governing of state prisons'
'he had considerable experience of government'

6. administration, judicature

the act of meting out justice according to the law

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of administration
management of the affairs of an organization, such as a business or institution
the duties of an administrator
the body of people who administer an organization
the conduct of the affairs of government
term of office: often used of presidents, governments, etc
the executive branch of government along with the public service; the government as a whole
7. (often capital) mainly US
the political executive, esp of the US; the government
8. mainly US
a government board, agency, authority, etc
9. property law
the conduct or disposal of the estate of a deceased person
the management by a trustee of an estate subject to a trust
the administering of something, such as a sacrament, oath, or medical treatment
the thing that is administered

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see synonyms of administration
the act of administering; management; specif., the management of governmental or institutional affairs
administrators collectively
b.  [often A-]
the officials in the executive branch of a government and their policies and principles
their term of office
the administering (of punishment, medicine, a sacrament, an oath, etc.)
5.  Law
the management and settling (of an estate) by an administrator or executor

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of administration
1. The act or process of administering, especially the management of a government or large institution.
2. The activity of a government or state in the exercise of its powers and duties.
3. often Administration
a. The executive branch of a government.
b. The group of people who manage or direct an institution, especially a school or college.
4. The term of office of an executive officer or body.
5. Law Management of a trust or estate.
6. The dispensing, applying, or tendering of something, such as an oath, a sacrament, or medicine.

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