- to administer.
Origin of administrate
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Examples from the Web for administrated
Pedro de Merida, canon of Palencia, administrated until the arrival of the archbishop.
Their general principle of government was the same, but it was not administrated in the same way.South Africa and the Boer-British War, Volume I
J. Castell Hopkins
The society is administrated by lay people, of whom the present officers are: MM.Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2)
William Henry Atherton
- to manage or direct (the affairs of a business, institution, etc)
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Word Origin and History for administrated
1630s, from Latin administratus, past participle of administrare (see administer). In modern use a back-formation from administration. Related: Administrated; administrating.
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