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Synonyms for department
dɪˈpɑrt məntde·part·ment

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. department

    section, division, portion, function, office, branch, province, line

    institution, establishment, art, science, literature, service, state, whole, organization, community, society, body

Princeton's WordNet

  1. department, sectionnoun

    a specialized division of a large organization

    "you'll find it in the hardware department"; "she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury"

    surgical incision, discussion section, division, section, incision, plane section, part, subdivision, segment

  2. departmentnoun

    the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)


  3. departmentnoun

    a specialized sphere of knowledge

    "baking is not my department"; "his work established a new department of literature"


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. departmentnoun

    part, portion, division (especially a territorial division)

  2. departmentnoun

    province, function, office, station, sphere of duty, course of life

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. departmentnoun

    division, section, part, category, district, precinct, branch, province, station, sphere, capacity

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  1. Fire Department Captain Chad Whitlock:

    Emotionally, mentally, it's starting to really wear down on a lot of us, i wish people would really take Covid seriously for all the health care workers, firefighters, EMS crews, our hospital staff. We're inundated. Everybody's really tired. ... I've been here a long time with El Centro Fire Department -- 29 plus years. This is the worst I've seen it.

  2. Richard Schmalensee:

    Smart people in industry have every incentive to work on that, but they don't really have any incentive to look forward 20 years, and we think that's the DOE's (Department of Energy's) job.

  3. Charles Wilkison:

    The whimsical reimagining of the police department has normalized violence and murder in a once safe and admired city.

  4. Curt Hagman:

    We were prepared but The Department of State decided to switch the flight to March Air Force Base for logistics that they have.

  5. Bob Menendez:

    The other thing to consider is that this case was brought by a different attorney general and a different Department of Justice, politics has no place in the justice process … however, it does factor into it.

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