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Synonyms for department
dɪˈpɑrt mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. department, section(noun)

    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. department(noun)

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


  3. department(noun)

    a specialized sphere of knowledge

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


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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. department(n.)

    part, portion, division (especially a territorial division)

  2. department(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. department(n)

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

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  1. Rod Wheeler:

    Cydney Ireland said. The sprawling, 58,000-student main campus in downtown Columbus is one of the nation's largest. Fox News contributor Rod Wheeler, a former Washington DC homicide detective and an Ohio State University alum, said the school's police department is highly trained. People don’t need to panic.

  2. Elaine Chao:

    Safety is always number one. it is the foundation of everything that the department does, there are a lot of questions about these systems. What type of propulsion will be used ? Where, how far and how fast will they fly ? Will they be manned, remotely controlled or self-piloted ?

  3. George Solomon:

    We appreciate the many law enforcement agencies working closely by the department's side working to get McNeil back in custody, we are especially grateful to the citizens who called in tips and anyone who aided in his capture without anyone getting hurt.

  4. James Hartman:

    Before the passage of this initiative, the Department of Taxation had had no background, no experience at all with marijuana administration. We are alone in this very shortened process.

  5. Andrew Meehan:

    This display of hate and cowardice does not represent the dedicated hardworking men and women of the Department of Homeland Security, it has no place in an organization that works tirelessly to protect the American people and combat hate in all its forms. The situation was immediately referred to the Office of the Inspector General and is currently being investigating to ensure that swift and corrective action is taken.

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