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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to administering or administration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to administration; administering; executive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to administration; executive; administering.

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

  • adj. of or relating to or responsible for administration


From administrate +‎ -ive (Wiktionary)


  • 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

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

  • 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. Front Page

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

    BBC News - Home

  • 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


  • 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

  • A toll violator will have to pay the original toll and may also be charged between $25 and $100 in administrative fees.

    Trouble at the Colombia crossing


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