Definition of administrate in English:


Line breaks: ad|min¦is|trate
Pronunciation: /ədˈmɪnɪstreɪt


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