administrative unit

noun

Definition of administrative unit

1 : a military unit (as a company or regiment) whose headquarters is directly responsible for administration and supply of the unit
2 : a geographic area having a single school administration over several schools

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First Known Use of administrative unit

1861, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Administrative unit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/administrative%20unit. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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