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administration

ad·min·is·tra·tion

administration

 
pronunciation:
d mI nih streI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of being in charge of or managing something.
He is the president of a company, so he has experience in business administration.
 
synonyms:
management
similar words:
command, direction, government, oversight
definition 2: the people in charge of taking care of or managing something as a group.
The school administration had a meeting and listened to the teachers, parents, and students.
synonyms:
leadership
similar words:
chiefs, command, directors, executives, government, heads, regime, supervisors
definition 3: the executive officers of a government, or the term of office of such officers.
The president is the head of the administration of the United States.None of us were alive during the administration of George Washington.
synonyms:
executive
similar words:
command, government, leadership, regime
derivation: administrational (adj.)
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The word administration contains the following part:
minist, minst Latin root that means serve, assist