administration department meaning, administration department definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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administration

  
  ( administrations    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Administration is the range of activities connected with organizing and supervising the way that an organization or institution functions.  
Too much time is spent on administration., ...a master's degree in business administration.     
2       n-uncount   The administration of something is the process of organizing and supervising it.  
Standards in the administration of justice have degenerated...     
3       n-sing   The administration of a company or institution is the group of people who organize and supervise it.  
the N, usu n N  
... a member of the college administration.     
4       n-count   You can refer to a country's government as theadministration; used especially in the United States.  
oft the n N  
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n.
Institute of Public Administration
exp.
business operating in a "real world" not on the internet : like a department store, a car manufacturer
see : click and mortar : a business that combine new technologies and traditional business
exp.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
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