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administration

noun
     
Related topics: Business Basics, Government
ad‧min‧is‧tra‧tion S2 W2
1 [uncountable]BB the activities that are involved in managing the work of a company or organization:
We're looking for someone with experience in administration.
The health service spends too much on administration.
the administration (=the people who do this work)
the college administration
2 [countable]PG the government of a country at a particular time:
the Kennedy Administration
The problem has been ignored by successive administrations.
3 [uncountable] the act of administering something, especially a law, test, or medicine
administration of
the administration of justice
the administration of sedatives

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