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administration

  

      n  
1    management of the affairs of an organization, such as a business or institution  
2    the duties of an administrator  
3    the body of people who administer an organization  
4    the conduct of the affairs of government  
5    term of office: often used of presidents, governments, etc.  
6    the executive branch of government along with the public service; the government as a whole  
7    often cap     (Chiefly U.S.)   the political executive, esp. of the U.S.; the government  
8      (Chiefly U.S.)   a government board, agency, authority, etc.  
9      (Property law)  
a    the conduct or disposal of the estate of a deceased person  
b    the management by a trustee of an estate subject to a trust  
10   
a    the administering of something, such as a sacrament, oath, or medical treatment  
b    the thing that is administered  
   administrative             adj  
  administratively      adv  
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