The video had been doctored to present a black official in the department of Agriculture, Shirley Sherrod, as an anti-white bigot.
Officials from the department of Homeland Security declined interview requests.
She estimated it may take at least two years to clear out dead weight from the department and make the staff functional once more.
If we can easily see ways to cut costs in the department of Education, we should not be blind to opportunities at the Pentagon.
He had the foresight to reimagine the American department store.
The employment manager of the department store said she lived here.
He could not give the effort to every other department of knowledge.
Fortunately for France, Carnot was temporarily retained to control the department of war.
I have nothing to do with them, nor with any department of that service.
It would overburden him with business routine which need not go beyond a department commander.
mid-15c., "a going away, act of leaving," from Old French departement (12c.) "division, sharing out; divorce, parting," from Late Latin departire (see depart). French department meant "group of people" (as well as "departure"), from which English borrowed the sense of "separate division, separate business assigned to someone in a larger organization" (c.1735). Meaning "separate division of a government" is from 1769. As an administrative district in France, from 1792.