administrative

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adjective ad·min·is·tra·tive \əd-ˈmi-nə-ˌstrā-tiv, -strə-\

Definition of administrative

  1. :  of or relating to administration or an administration :  executive administrative duties

administratively

adverb

Examples of administrative in a sentence

  1. She has an administrative job.

  2. among his other administrative duties is the appointment of transit authority officials

Origin and Etymology of administrative

see administrate


First Known Use: 1651



ADMINISTRATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

administrative

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adjective ad·min·is·tra·tive \əd-ˈmi-nə-ˌstrā-tiv, -strə-\

Definition of administrative for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the management of a company, school, or other organization


ADMINISTRATIVE Defined for Kids

administrative

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adjective ad·min·is·tra·tive \əd-ˈmi-nə-ˌstrā-tiv\

Definition of administrative for Students

  1. :  of or assisting in administration


Law Dictionary

administrative

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adjective ad·min·i·stra·tive \əd-ˈmi-nə-ˌstrā-tiv\

Legal Definition of administrative

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the performance of a function :  ministerial administrative communications include…instructions that encourage a jury to continue its deliberations — National Law Journal

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the executive branch of a government — compare legislative, judicial

  3. 3 :  of or relating to a government agency administrative remedies



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