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Administrative is a member of the word family administrate, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the adjective administrative

What does administrative mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more administrative / most administrative

  1. of or relating to or responsible for administration
    • examples: Please forward the document to the administrative office for review. | The widespread application of administrative guidance is considered to be a uniquely Japanese practice in which bureaucrats exert authority, without any legal backing, telling the private sector what to do and what not to do. | The prime minister proposed administrative reforms. | The new government is expected to bring about a good number of administrative reforms. | I made it so only root could access the administrative screen. | Depending on the results both companies may be put under administrative guidance from February. | Naka is one of the 18 administrative districts that compose Yokohama prefecture. | Section 214, in my opinion one of the stranger provisions of the Land of Schleswig-Holstein's General Administrative Code, seems to imply that somebody who kidnaps a person from another one, must deliver the latter a receipt, to that effect. | Section 214b, in my opinion one of the stranger provisions of the Land of Schleswig-Holstein's General Administrative Code, seems to imply that somebody who sees a pink elephant must give it a receipt. | I'm Tom's administrative assistant.
    • lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)


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Phrases with Administrative

Phrases starting with the word Administrative:

  1. administrative law
  2. administrative body
  3. administrative unit
  4. Administrative leave
  5. administrative hearing
  6. administrative district
  7. administrative division
  8. Administrative Kingship
  9. administrative official
  10. administrative data processing

Other phrases containing the word Administrative:

  1. Local administrative unit
  2. Tamoya administrative-error
  3. Species Tamoya Administrative-Error

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Administrative

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Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

administrative /od'ministrativ/ adjective Administrative means relating to ...

Google previewThe State and Local Government Political Dictionary (2007)

by Jeffrey M. Elliot, Sheikh R. Ali

Bureaucracy and Civil Service Administrative Discretion (174) The ability of an administrator to choose among alternatives and make a decision based upon personal preference. Administrative discretion is a critical source of bureaucratic ...

Google previewHopkins' Nonprofit Law Dictionary (2015)

by Bruce R. Hopkins

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW 11 tax year or, in the case of a charitable remainder unitrust, where there is a valuation of trust assets on a day other than the day at the end of the year. [CG § 12.12]. administration, power of See Power of ...

Google previewDepartment of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (2011)

As Amended Through April 2010 by Barry Leonard

A analog A&P administrative and personnel; analysis and production A2C2 Army airspace command and control A-3 Operations Directorate (COMAFFOR) A-4 Air Force logistics directorate A-5 Plans Directorate (COMAFFOR) AA assessment ...

Google previewElgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Second Edition (2012)

by J. M. Smits

Comparative administrative law constitutes a relatively young discipline in comparison with other fields of law in which comparative analysis is deeply rooted, such as, in particular, private law. The main reason for this has been the widely ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEMS ADELMAN, LEONARD, PHD: Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Laboratory for Molecular Science at USC; IT data security expert. AD-HOC APPROACH: Common computer connectivity strategy ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of North-East India (2006)

by T. Raatan

Administrative. Developments. Not only Sikkim represents homogeneous arrangements of heterogeneous population, but as a state, Sikkim, the erstwhile Himalayan Kingdom, too offers a singular example of modernisation of a backward area ...

Google previewThe Presidential-Congressional Political Dictionary (2007)

by Jeffrey M. Elliot, Sheikh R. Ali

Administrative Assistant (AA) A top aide on the personal staff of a member of Congress. The administrative assistant (AA) supervises the member's Washington and district offices, coordinating the member's movements between the two.

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Kevin Shillington

The administrative federation of French West Africa comprised the modern states of Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, and Togo. It was the largest administrative unit in Africa, with a total area of 1.8 ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Botswana (2008)

by Fred Morton, Jeff Ramsay, Part Themba Mgadla

The administrative system was nevertheless rudimentary, for until 1895 the assumption was that the Protectorate was to be handed over to the British South Africa Company (BSACO) and, for a number of years after 1901, to South Africa.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the American Presidency (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

Sherman Disarmament Agency box scores, presidential Camp David negotiations administrative presidency (ACDA) brain trust Carter, Jimmy Administrative Procedure arms sales Breckinridge, John C. Carter, Rosalynn Act (APA) Arthur, ...

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You shouldn't have to sue somebody to get justice. It ought to come through administrative process. (Birch Bayh)
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Scrabble value of A1D2M3I1N1I1S1T1R1A1T1I1V4E1

The value of this 14-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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