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department

noun

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1 a large unit of a governmental, business, or educational organization
  • the Department of the Interior

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2 a region of activity, knowledge, or influence
  • that's not my department, but maybe I can help you anyway

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The first known use of department was in 1735

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“Department.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/department. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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