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business administration

a program of studies at the university level offering courses on general business theory, management, and practices.
Origin of business administration
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • business administration in marine affairs is complex enough.

    All Afloat

    William Wood
  • The business administration of the church must be made to correspond.

  • He had installed what was termed "a business administration."

    Port O' Gold

    Louis John Stellman
  • Women were members of these craft guilds, although they do not appear to have taken part in the business administration.

    Women of England, Volume 9 (of 10) Burleigh James Bartlett
  • His administration was essentially a business administration, with little talk but much of doing.

    History of Linn County Iowa Luther A. Brewer
  • Reform tickets make periodic sallies against it, crying economy, efficiency, and a business administration.

    A Preface to Politics

    Walter Lippmann
  • The town, they said, needed a business administration; and forthwith they selected Bat Masterson as marshal.

    When the West Was Young Frederick R. Bechdolt
  • I have a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame.

    Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

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