Noun Administration Definition and Examples







The process or activity of running a business, organization, etc.
  1. 'a career in arts administration'
  2. 'The trade union leaders boast of their ‘long record of effective administration and organisation’.'
  3. 'As they have done each and every year, Pattaya's city administration and private sector organized a festival for the auspicious occasion.'
  4. 'The group plunged into the red for the first time in its history with a net loss of £1.7m and said it was selling its private client and fund administration businesses.'
  5. 'In order to cut costs, city hall administration said large businesses and government departments need to reduce the amount of garbage they produce.'
  6. 'There are other aspects of the fuel administration and handling process which the new administration could look into.'
  7. 'This individual has a bachelor of arts degree in economics and a master of business administration degree.'
  8. 'There will always be larger organisations, with their overwhelming administration and cost base, vying for our business.'
  9. 'The underwater cleanup was the second combined effort of its kind organized by the city administration, the local community and the private sector.'
  10. 'The Pattaya Bicycle for Health Club and the city administration are organizing a bicycle rally to support the campaign to quit smoking.'
  11. 'They bog down in the day-to-day administration of a small business and bemoan the lack of time to draw.'
  12. 'Encouraged by the response, the administration opened a mini museum in Mysore.'
  13. 'While, the administration is not responding to the article, but they tell us, trust us, we follow the law.'
  14. 'What is responsible is for the administration to do this properly now.'
  15. 'According to H. Dapet, the administration agreed to fulfill their demands at the meeting.'
  16. 'Thus, it is uncontested that the administration is wholly responsible for the imposition of the new steel tariffs.'
  17. 'The operators later changed their minds after the administration rejected their demand for the subsidy.'
  18. 'Claiming that politics had no place in the university, the administration denied space to the event.'
  19. 'I think he attributes too little power, and thus too little responsibility, to the administration.'
  20. 'Ostensibly, the administration is responsive to the people.'
  21. 'Does it warrant a staff letter requesting the administration's response to the complaint?'
  22. 'the company went into administration'
  23. 'Angry creditors have been left owed thousands of pounds after a Yorkshire estate agent went into administration, it emerged yesterday.'
  24. 'The club went into administration and was rescued by a supporters' consortium which scraped together £210,000 to keep it afloat.'
The management of public affairs; government.
  1. 'As an article of faith, new public management urges that public administration be animated by clearly defined organizational objectives.'
  2. 'And contracting out sits well with the current fashion in public administration for smaller government.'
  3. 'Among other things, we will challenge the primary focus of much of the study of administrative ethics in public administration.'
  4. 'His leadership combined military operations, government administration, and economic management.'
  5. 'I know what an outstanding contribution to public administration might look like.'
  6. 'A medical doctor was recently given an award for his achievement in developing a modern approach to public administration.'
  7. 'The ombudsman must maintain tight contacts with the public administration as well.'
  8. 'We are driven back to the point, I think, as we so often are in public administration, that the answer lies as much in the wise exercise of discretion.'
  9. 'The importance placed by the public on administration and governance can also be seen in Donald Tsang's very high public poll numbers.'
  10. 'Another role of Mercosur is to help member countries to overcome their internal problems such as those linked with public administration and the control of inflation.'
  11. 'successive Conservative administrations enjoyed a comfortable majority'
  12. 'During the Cold War, successive administrations pursued a policy of ‘containment’ against the Soviet Union.'
  13. 'The four refineries have been run down under successive administrations and nearly all of the oil is now exported and refined elsewhere.'
  14. 'However, I think that the administration adequately warned the public of the uncertainties of this action.'
  15. 'But even out of government, successive administrations in Nigeria sought his advice.'
  16. 'Successive governments and Paris municipal administrations have allowed the situation to worsen.'
  17. 'The solution, as perceived by successive US administrations, is not to retreat from trade liberalization but to incorporate a wider range of nations within the fold.'
  18. 'However, the government has been reluctant to transfer its power to local administrations.'
  19. 'Successive administrations have proven adept at devising strategies for isolating offending regimes.'
  20. 'Workers have not been paid their salaries for up to 45 months, as successive administrations have left them without pay.'
  21. 'So, David, what did you think the big legacy in international affairs from the administration was?'
  22. 'Their timing infuriated me, because communities last longer than political administrations.'
  23. 'Progress in fixing the problems in education cannot await the outcome of elections, but requires ongoing attention across political administrations.'
  24. 'Parliament might well resemble the Italian legislature, with short term administrations.'
  25. 'the US Food and Drug Administration'
  26. 'Under the government's draft, future Cabinets would consist of 15 ministries, six councils, two administrations and four independent agencies.'
The action of dispensing, giving, or applying something.
  1. 'the administration of justice'
  2. 'Common routes of administration include oral, intranasal, and intravenous.'
  3. 'The drug is rapidly absorbed after oral administration and metabolized extensively in the liver.'
  4. 'The administration of justice has to be in a safe environment for everyone's sake, including the accused.'
  5. 'A much better deterrent than flogging would be an efficient police service, coupled with the speedy administration of justice.'
  6. 'He says it is a well-established norm that conciliation is part of administration of justice.'
  7. 'But the family, he added, understands ‘that the fair administration of justice takes time.’'
  8. 'An attempt has been made to observe such alterations by using oral administration of another carcinogen to the same strain.'
  9. 'Oral administration of karela juice has shown to improve blood sugar levels.'
  10. 'The claim that bromelain cannot be effective after oral administration is definitely refuted at this time.'
  11. 'The drug reaches a peak plasma concentration three hours after oral administration, with steady state concentration reached within eight days.'
((n.) The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction; management.|--|(n.) The executive part of government; the persons collectively who are intrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain.|--|(n.) The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation; as, the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.|--|(n.) The management and disposal, under legal authority, of the estate of an intestate, or of a testator having no competent executor.|--|(n.) The management of an estate of a deceased person by an executor, the strictly corresponding term execution not being in use.|--|)


1. the management of any office, business, or organization; direction.

2. the function of a political state in exercising its governmental duties.

3. the duty or duties of an administrator in exercising the executive functions of the position.

4. the management by an administrator of such duties.

5. a body of administrators, especially in government.

6. (often initial capital letter) the executive branch of the U.S. government as headed by the president and in power during his or her term of office: The administration has threatened to veto the new bill. The Reagan administration followed President Carter's.

7. the period of service of a governmental administrator or body of governmental administrators.

8. any group entrusted with executive or administrative powers: the administration of a college.

9. Law. management of a decedent's estate by an executor or administrator, or of a trust estate by a trustee. 10. an act of dispensing, especially formally: administration of the sacraments. 1

1. supervision of the taking of an oath or the like. 1

2. application, as of a salve or medicine.


"There can be administration costs."
"There can be administration sources."
"There can be administration plans."
"There can be administration orders."
"There can be administration proposals."
"There can be administration policies."
"There can be administration chiefs."
"There can be administration managers."
"There can be administration efforts."
"There can be administration offices."
"There can be administration blocks."
"There can be administration deficits."
"There can be administration buildings."
"There can be administration ministries."
"There can be administration ministers."
"There can be administration systems."
"There can be administration reforms."
"There can be administration departments."
"There can be administration aides."
"There can be administration approvals."

Middle English: from Latin administratio(n-), from the verb administrare (see administer).

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