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1. administration

noun. ['ædˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən'] a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs).

Synonyms

  • disposal
  • direction
  • conducting
  • polity
  • organisation
  • line management
  • organization
  • management

Antonyms

  • hardness
  • demobilization
  • denationalization
  • mobilization

Etymology

  • administracioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • administration (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Administration

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce administration?

Pronounce administration as ædˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən.

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How do you spell administration? Is it adminstration ?

A common misspelling of administration is adminstration

Sentences with administration


1. Noun, singular or mass
Typical requirements include a bachelor’s degree in public administration or business administration and relevant work experience.

Quotes about administration


1. There is something uniquely depressing about the fact that the National Portrait Gallery's version of the Barack Obama 'Hope' poster previously belonged to a pair of lobbyists. Depressing because Mr. Obama's Washington was not supposed to be the lobbyists' Washington, the place we learned to despise during the last administration.
- Thomas Frank

2. The Bush Administration's failure to be consistently involved in helping Israel achieve peace with the Palestinians has been both wrong for our friendship with Israel, as well as badly damaging to our standing in the Arab world.
- Barack Obama

3. Most museums - with all their burdens to pay for exhibitions, administration, and security - really don't have any money really to acquire art, with few exceptions.
- Eli Broad

2. administration

noun. ['ædˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən'] the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something.

Synonyms

  • regime
  • organisation
  • judiciary
  • governing body
  • advisory board
  • management
  • pecking order
  • Curia
  • establishment
  • organization
  • brass
  • bench
  • executive
  • officialdom
  • hierarchy
  • body
  • top brass
  • planning board
  • authorities
  • government
  • government officials
  • governance
  • power structure

Antonyms

  • criminalization
  • decriminalization
  • decriminalisation
  • criminalisation

Etymology

  • administracioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • administration (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. administration

noun. ['ædˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən'] the act of administering medication.

Synonyms

  • drip feed
  • drugging
  • medication
  • sedation

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • thinness
  • breakableness
  • solidity

Etymology

  • administracioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • administration (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. administration

noun. ['ædˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən'] the tenure of a president.

Synonyms

  • presidency
  • incumbency
  • tenure
  • term of office

Antonyms

  • subordinate
  • standing
  • malfunctioning
  • crosswise

Etymology

  • administracioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • administration (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. administration

noun. ['ædˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən'] the act of governing; exercising authority.

Synonyms

  • social control
  • lawmaking
  • government
  • misgovernment
  • governance
  • legislation
  • legislating
  • trust busting
  • government activity
  • governing

Antonyms

  • softness
  • thick
  • porosity
  • thickness

Etymology

  • administracioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • administration (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. administration

noun. ['ædˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən'] the act of meting out justice according to the law.

Synonyms

  • judicature

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • administracioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • administration (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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