Dictionary.com

administration

[ ad-min-uh-strey-shuhn ]
/ ædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃən /
Save This Word!

noun
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of administration

First recorded in 1275–1325; Middle English administracio(u)n, from Latin administrātiōn- (stem of administrātiō ) “service”; see administrate, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM administration

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use administration in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for administration

administration
/ (ədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən) /

noun

Derived forms of administration

administrative, adjectiveadministratively, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK