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Synonyms for administration
ædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃənad·min·is·tra·tion

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  1. administrationnoun

    conduct, management, regulation, supervision

  2. administrationnoun

    The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction.

    management, supervision, conduct, regulation

  3. administrationnoun

    A body that administers; the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are entrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain.

    Successive US administrations have had similar Middle East policies.

    management, conduct, regulation, supervision

  4. administrationnoun

    The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation.

    the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.

    supervision, management, conduct, regulation

  5. administrationnoun


    conduct, regulation, management, supervision

Princeton's WordNet

  1. administration, disposalnoun

    a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)

    establishment, organization, judicature, presidency, electric pig, presidential term, governance, governing body, governing, disposal, giving medication, government activity, garbage disposal, brass, disposition, government, organisation

  2. administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisationnoun

    the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something

    "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"

    brass section, arrangement, constitution, establishment, memorial tablet, organization, judicature, presidency, system, presidential term, face, ecesis, governance, governing body, plaque, governing, disposal, validation, giving medication, government activity, boldness, formation, brass, cheek, brass instrument, government, nerve, organisation, institution

  3. administration, giving medicationnoun

    the act of administering medication

    establishment, judicature, governing, governance, organization, governing body, presidential term, disposal, giving medication, brass, government, organisation, presidency, government activity

  4. presidency, presidential term, administrationnoun

    the tenure of a president

    "things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"

    disposal, judicature, governing, governance, organization, governing body, establishment, presidency, presidentship, brass, government, organisation, giving medication, presidential term, government activity

  5. government, governing, governance, government activity, administrationnoun

    the act of governing; exercising authority

    "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"

    authorities, political science, establishment, judicature, organization, presidency, presidential term, governance, politics, governing body, governing, disposal, government activity, brass, giving medication, government, regime, organisation

  6. administration, judicaturenoun

    the act of meting out justice according to the law

    court, judicial system, organization, judicatory, establishment, presidency, tribunal, presidential term, governance, governing body, governing, disposal, giving medication, government activity, judiciary, brass, organisation, judgeship, government, judicature

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. administrationnoun

    dispensation, distribution

  2. administrationnoun

    management, conduct, direction, control, superintendence

  3. administrationnoun

    executive department (of a government), president (or other chief magistrate) and cabinet

  4. administrationnoun

    (Law.) management of an estate (of an intestate)

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  1. Adam Mangana:

    Our administration, who’s incredible, created the conditions for us to build the largest virtual reality lab in the Southeast, probably in the country, it really takes a team of kids to build an amazing experience and having kids engage and own their own learning is a really exciting phenomenon.

  2. Kevin McCarthy:

    Contrary to what the Secretary of State seems to be saying to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, it was not and has never been Congress’s intent to allow the Administration to grant a blanket waiver to travellers from Iran in order to facilitate the implementation of the Iran deal.

  3. Omar Jadwat:

    The Trump administration has rolled out one border ban after another — most recently on children and asylum seekers — using COVID-19 as an excuse, while failing abysmally to get the virus under control in the United States, the rumored order would be another grave error in a year that has already seen far too many.

  4. Kenny Berry:

    This policy was developed and recommended by a group of District stakeholders consisting of secondary students, parents, staff and administration, clyde CISD appreciates the input from our community and stakeholders that led to the development of our newly approved dress and grooming policy.

  5. Duncan Wood:

    It's very worrying, this comes at the end of a series of signals that have been sent by this administration over the last 18 months that they do not welcome private investment in the energy sector and that they don't really care what international investors think.

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