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administrate

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verb ad·min·is·trate \-ˌstrāt\

Definition of administrate

ad·min·is·trat·edad·min·is·trat·ing



Examples of administrate

  1. <they're looking for someone to administrate the new division>



Origin of administrate

Latin administratus, past participle of administrare


First Known Use: 1550



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