Definition of administrate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ədˈminəˌstrāt/


[with object]
Less common term for administer (sense 1).
Example sentences
  • WAD supports, coordinates and administrates several small business development projects for rural communities country wide.
  • We will soon be commencing upon a document addressing how organizations should administrate their tandem programs.
  • Why spend more on those who manage and administrate art, than on those who create it?


Mid 16th century: from Latin administrat- 'managed', from the verb administrare (see administer).

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Syllabification: ad·min·is·trate

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