Definition of administrator in English:

administrator

Line breaks: ad|min¦is|tra¦tor
Pronunciation: /ədˈmɪnɪstreɪtə
 
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noun

  • 1A person responsible for carrying out the administration of a business or organization: hospital administrators
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    • 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.
    Synonyms
    manager, director, managing director, executive, chief executive, controller, chair, chairperson, chairman, chairwoman, head, boss, chief, principal, official, leader, governor, premier, president, superintendent, supervisor, employer, proprietor
    informal gaffer, kingpin, top dog, bigwig, numero uno, Mister Big, honcho, head honcho
    North American informal big wheel
  • 1.1 Law A person legally appointed to manage and dispose of the estate of a deceased person, debtor, or insolvent company.
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    • 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.
  • 2A person who dispenses or administers something: administrators of justice

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