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British English: /dɪˈpɑːtm(ə)nt/
American English: /dəˈpɑrtmənt/

Translation of department in German:


  • 1 (of municipal administration)
    Amt, das
    (of State administration) (of university)
    Seminar, das
    (of shop) the shipping department/personnel department
    die Versand-/Personalabteilung
    Department of Employment/Education
    Arbeits-/Erziehungsministerium, das
    Department for Education and Skills (British English)
    Ministerium für Bildung und Qualifikationserwerb
    Department of Trade and Industry (British English)
    Ministerium für Handel und Industrie
    Wirtschaftsministerium, das
    Department for Work and Pensions (British English)
    Ministerium für Arbeit und Renten
    English department
    anglistisches od. englisches Seminar
    history department
    Seminar od. Institut für Geschichte
    department of pathology
    pathologisches Institut
    (in hospital)
    pathologische Abteilung
  • 3 [figurative]
    (area of activity)
    Ressort, das
    it's not my department
    da kenne ich mich nicht aus
    (not my responsibility)
    dafür bin ich nicht zuständig

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