ad·​min·​is·​tra·​tive·​ly əd-ˈmi-nə-ˌstrā-tiv-lē How to pronounce administratively (audio)
: in an administrative manner or by administrative means : by means of or with regard to administration
dealing with a problem administratively
an administratively complex situation
Approvals and variances are site-specific and individually-based. Some may be reviewed and accepted administratively by staff, while others may require CBPA Board review and sanction.Chris Ettel
While UPMC Presbyterian is located in Oakland and UPMC Shadyside is in Shadyside, the two hospitals are considered a single entity administratively.Kris B. Mamula

Examples of administratively in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Financial repression is a debt-taming action, undertaken by several governments after WWII, of controlling interest rates administratively. Iese Business School, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 The Biden administration’s vision is a diplomatic version of this, connecting Gaza administratively to the West Bank. Eugene Kontorovich and Itamar Marcus, WSJ, 26 Nov. 2023 The ruling administratively and temporarily stays Judge Tanya Chutkan's decision to bar Trump from publicly targeting court staff, potential witnesses and members of special counsel Jack Smith's prosecutorial team, a ruling Trump asked the higher court to put on hold. Robert Legare, CBS News, 3 Nov. 2023 The committee determines whether officers should be charged administratively for violating department policies and recommends discipline. Cassidy Jensen, Baltimore Sun, 19 Sep. 2023 Currently, King is administratively attached to 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Dubee said. Haley Britzky, CNN, 18 July 2023 This means that a series of players who are new to the club or have recently penned contract extensions could be registered ahead of this evening's match after Barca spent most of the summer boasting just 13 men that were administratively fit to play. Tom Sanderson, Forbes, 13 Aug. 2023 William Heath, was administratively charged with neglecting his supervisory duties. Darcy Costello, Baltimore Sun, 8 Aug. 2023 He was transferred to a family member and his immigration case was closed administratively in April 2012. Jessica Garrison, Los Angeles Times, 6 May 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of administratively was in 1825

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“Administratively.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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