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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 previewEncyclopedia of Public Health. 2 Vol. (2008)

by Wilhelm Kirch

Definition Administrative law is the body of legalrules thatgovern the exercise of sovereign powers by the state administration. Administrative law governs the legal relationships between private subjects (individuals and private legal entities ) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Services Research (2009)

Ed. by Ross M. Mullner by Ross M. Mullner

Administrative costs stem from resources used to manage or administer an organization. While they are common to all organizations, administration costs are of particular importance in the U.S. healthcare sector because of the complex nature ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

administrative law Refers to that...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Soviet Law (1985)

by F. J. Ferdinand Joseph Maria Feldbrugge, Gerard Pieter Van den Berg, William Bradford Simons

ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES Executive-administrative activities require agencies to exercise diverse functions, such as issuing general rules and specific commands, planning and organizing, staffing, directing and coordinating, ordering, ...

Google previewThe U.S. Justice System: An Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia by Steven Harmon Wilson Ph.D.

Board ofEducation, 1023 Administrative and bureaucratic support for the federal judiciary, 107-109; Administrative Office...

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

administrative airlift service—( DOD) The airlift service normally provided by specifically identifiable aircrafl'. assigned to ...

Google previewWharton's Pocket Law Dictionary

Administrative Counties 22 Administrative Counties. The divisions of the counties of York, Lincoln, Sussex, Suffolk, and Northampton, the county of London, the sixty-one 'county boroughs,' and the other counties of England and Wales.

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 The term “administrative” is derived from the words “administer” and “administration.” The term is used in government parlance to describe the function of an ...

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Quotes about Administrative

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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