administrative love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to administration; executive; administering.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to administration; administering; executive.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or relating to administering or administration.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or responsible for administration

Etymologies

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From administrate +‎ -ive

Examples

  • The administrative agencies -- the term administrative agencies is a broad term, and it includes ...

    CNN Transcript Jan 12, 2006

  • It is now stalled in what we call administrative area on the Kuwaiti border.

    CNN Transcript Mar 26, 2003

  • Chavez says his government has decided the consulate will shut its doors in what he called an "administrative closing" after the consul was expelled by the U.S. State Department.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • Chavez says his government has decided the consulate will shut its doors in what he called an "administrative closing" after the consul was expelled by the U.S. State Department.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • The UN has cut school meals because of what it describes as an administrative problem with the supply chain.

    BBC News - Home

  • Yale later apologized to Dongguk in late 2007 for what it called an administrative error.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • They did not tell us that they would skim off over half of the take in for what they call administrative costs or operational expenses I call them bloated salaries and perks.

    The Seattle Times

  • But what - instead of what we call administrative boards of inquiry or judicial commissions of inquiry - it takes a long time (to/too?) - so when this thing happened happen again in

    Vanguard

  • I wonder if got a "paid vacation" (what they called administrative leave) and a promotion?

    Reinke Faces Life

  • And that's principally what I'm talking about there, the ability of the president to control the structure of the executive branch, not agencies -- the term administrative agencies is not synonymous with agencies like the FTC which was involved in the Humphrey's Executor case where the agency is headed by a commission and commissioners are appointed by the president for a term of office and there are conditions placed on the removal of the agency -- of the commissioners.

    CNN Transcript Jan 12, 2006

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