Definition of administrator in English:

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Pronunciation: /ədˈminəˌstrādər/


1A person responsible for running a business, organization, etc.
Example sentences
  • She noted that institution administrators are responsible for ensuring evacuation and other safety measures.
  • However, the administrator responsible for filing the incident sheets was on extended sick leave.
  • I know there must be some reason why the policemen nearby, the market administrator or whomever responsible for this street never stop them.
1.1 Law A person legally appointed to manage and dispose of the estate of an intestate, deceased person, debtor, or other individual, or of an insolvent company.
Example sentences
  • Last year his widow sought a High Court order making her administrator of his estate to allow her to collect any cash.
  • Nobody has any statutory power to appoint an executor or administrator of a will, except a testator, sir.
  • If there's no will in place then there's a process for appointing an administrator, and the administrator takes over.
1.2A person who performs official duties in some sphere, especially dealing out punishment or giving a religious sacrament: administrators of justice

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Syllabification: ad·min·is·tra·tor

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