administration has definitions from the fields of medicine,work
[ noun ] (work) a method of tending to (especially business) matters



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(The Atlanta Constitution...)

However , the jury said it believes `` these two offices should be combined to achieve greater efficiency and reduce the cost of administration '' .

The jury praised the administration and operation of the Atlanta Police_Department , the Fulton_Tax_Commissioner_'s_Office , the Bellwood and Alpharetta prison_farms , Grady_Hospital and the Fulton_Health_Department .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

Considerable technical skill was used and the administration of the elections was generally above reproach .

(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)

Possibly , the coconut containing dessert had brought_up bitter problems of administration .

[ noun ] the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a governing body and who administer something


"he claims that the present administration is corrupt" "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"

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(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

The Administration maintains a productive facilities inventory of small business industrial concerns that have voluntarily registered .

[ noun ] (medicine) the act of administering medication

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(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)

The emotional_states produced by drugs influence the cortical_potentials in a characteristic manner ; synchrony prevails in the EEG of the experimental animal after administration of tranquilizers , but asynchrony after application of analeptic and psychoactive_drugs .

[ noun ] the tenure of a president


"things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"

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(William C. Smith, "Why Fear Ideas?"...)

During the last years of Woodrow_Wilson 's administration , a red_scare developed in our country .

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