Definition of administrate in English:

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administrate

Pronunciation: /ədˈmɪnɪstreɪt/

verb

Less common term for administer (sense 1). the person administrating the database system has left the company the cost of administrating VAT
More 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?

Origin

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

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Line breaks: ad|min¦is|trate

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