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administration British & World English

The process or activity of running a business, organization, etc.

administration English Thesaurus

the administration of the army was divided between a number of bodies

administration fee British & World English

A fee charged to cover administrative costs incurred during a registration, transaction, etc.

administration order British & World English

A court order requiring the proper administration of the property of a deceased or bankrupt individual, insolvent company, etc.; (in later use also) British a court order under the terms of which an administrator is appointed to manage the affairs of a person or company at risk of insolvency.

administration assistant British & World English

A person employed to perform administrative duties; an administrative assistant, a secretary.

Resettlement Administration British & World English

A government agency (1935–7) established under the New Deal to administer a number of measures intended to alleviate rural poverty, including one through which impoverished families were relocated to new planned communities.

letters of administration British & World English

Authority to administer the estate of someone who has died without making a will

Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration British & World English

(In the UK) an official appointed to investigate complaints by individuals against public authorities

the administration in administration British & World English

The people responsible for running a business, organization, etc.