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adjutant a military officer who assists a commanding officer in administrative affairs. [2 definitions]
adjutant general a staff officer who serves as chief administrative assistant to the commanding officer of an army corps or division. [3 definitions]
ad lib without preparation; in a spontaneous or improvised manner; ad libitum.
ad-lib to make up or do without preparation; improvise (something spoken, sung, or played). [3 definitions]
ad libitum at one's pleasure (used as a musical direction to indicate that a section so marked may be varied, improvised upon, or omitted, as the performer wishes, or as a stage direction to indicate that the performer may improvise).
Adm. abbreviation of "Admiral," a naval commissioned officer of the highest rank, or the commander of a fleet or squadron.
adman advertising man.
admeasure to measure out or distribute shares of; apportion.
administer to manage, execute, or be in charge of. [5 definitions]
administrate to manage, handle or supervise; administer.
administration the act of directing or managing. [3 definitions]
administrative of or pertaining to administration or management.
administrator a person who manages, esp. business or public affairs; executive; bureaucrat. [2 definitions]
admirable worthy of being admired; excellent.
admiral a naval commissioned officer of the highest rank; the commander of a fleet or squadron. [2 definitions]
admiralty the authority of an admiral. [3 definitions]
admiration a feeling of wonder, awe, or deep respect. [2 definitions]
admire to hold in high esteem; respect. [2 definitions]
admissible capable or deserving of being admitted or conceded; allowable, esp. in a legal sense.
admission the act, process, or result of allowing entry. [4 definitions]
admit to grant entry. [3 definitions]