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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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  • 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

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. federal

adjective. ['ˈfɛdɝəl, ˈfɛdrəl'] national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units.

Antonyms

  • noncitizen

Etymology

  • fédéral (French)

7. Federal

adjective. being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War.

Synonyms

  • Union

Antonyms

  • special agent
  • general agent

8. housing

noun. ['ˈhaʊzɪŋ'] structures collectively in which people are housed.

Synonyms

  • camp
  • abode
  • mobile home
  • billet
  • block
  • pied-a-terre
  • rattrap
  • condominium
  • dwelling house
  • dwelling
  • living quarters
  • quartering
  • flat
  • youth hostel
  • manufactured home
  • living accommodations
  • hostel
  • structure
  • tract housing
  • habitation
  • domicile
  • student lodging
  • home
  • shelter
  • quarters
  • apartment
  • hospice
  • construction

Antonyms

  • show
  • bring to
  • unfreeze
  • unblock

Etymology

  • housinge (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. Federal

noun. any federal law-enforcement officer.

Synonyms

  • federal agent
  • agent
  • Fed

Antonyms

  • slave state
  • South
  • Dixieland
  • Confederate

10. Federal

noun. a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Synonyms

  • Union soldier
  • Federal soldier
  • Yank
  • Yankee

Antonyms

  • Confederate States
  • Confederacy
  • Confederate States of America
  • gray
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