Origin of administration
Related Words for administrationcontrol, government, agency, legislation, rule, authority, policy, organization, legislature, management, ministry, executive, cabinet, bureau, board, committee, department, presidency, regime, jurisdiction
Examples from the Web for administration
Contemporary Examples of administration
And so the same creeping rot of the rule of law that the administration has inflicted on immigration now bedevils our drug laws.Obama’s Pot Policy Is Refer Madness
January 5, 2015
Instead, it appears that the Obama administration has opted to punish North Korea financially.U.S. Spies Say They Tracked ‘Sony Hackers’ For Years
January 2, 2015
Only two senators opposed the resolution, which the administration later claimed was the authority for a full-scale war.The World’s Toughest Political Quiz
December 31, 2014
The Obama administration took up the baton in 2009 and has since become the most evidence-based administration in history.Can the U.S. Government Go Moneyball?
Peter Orszag, Jim Nussle
December 23, 2014
Faced with the loss of middle class voters, the administration seems determined to double down on its current coalition.Time to Bring Back the Truman Democrats
December 21, 2014
Historical Examples of administration
These laws are general and their administration should be uniform and equal.
He has no voice in its making, no influence in its administration, it does not represent him.
Ireland had proved the glory of Mr. Gladstone's administration.
The stability of the Whig administration, then in power, depended upon the results.
Will this new disgrace serve to strengthen the Administration?Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863
- the conduct or disposal of the estate of a deceased person
- the management by a trustee of an estate subject to a trust
- the administering of something, such as a sacrament, oath, or medical treatment
- the thing that is administered
mid-14c., "act of giving or dispensing; late 14c., "management, act of administering," from Latin administrationem (nominative administratio) "direction, management," noun of action from past participle stem of administrare (see administer).
Early 15c. as "management of a deceased person's estate." Meaning "the government" is attested from 1731 in British usage. Meaning "a U.S. president's period in office" is first recorded 1796 in writings of George Washington.