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departments

noun
plural of department

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

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“Departments.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/departments. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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