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Definition of Administration

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.

Administration Quotations

I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.
Abraham Lincoln

The good news is that, according to the Obama administration, the rich will pay for everything. The bad news is that, according to the Obama administration, you're rich.
P. J. O'Rourke

The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government.
George Washington

There is probably a perverse pride in my administration... that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who's occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can't be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion.
Barack Obama

Let me be absolutely clear. Israel is a strong friend of Israel's. It will be a strong friend of Israel's under a McCain administration. It will be a strong friend of Israel's under an Obama administration. So that policy is not going to change.
Barack Obama
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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

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