Definitions for

Overview of noun department

The noun department has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (28) department, section

(a specialized division of a large organization; "you'll find it in the hardware department"; "she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury")

2. department

(the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France))

3. department

(a specialized sphere of knowledge; "baking is not my department"; "his work established a new department of literature") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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