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Definition of Administration


  1. 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.
  2. The executive part of government; the persons collectively who are intrusted 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.
  3. The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation; as, the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.
  4. The management and disposal, under legal authority, of the estate of an intestate, or of a testator having no competent executor.
  5. The management of an estate of a deceased person by an executor, the strictly corresponding term execution not being in use.
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Administration Translations

administration in Afrikaans is administrasie, beheer, kontrole
administration in Dutch is administratiekantoor, bestuur
administration in French is administration
administration in Italian is economato
administration in Latin is cura, procuratio, administratio
administration in Norwegian is forvaltning