administrative law


the body of rules and principles that governs the duties and operations of federal or state administrative agencies, as commissions and boards.

Nearby words

  1. administration order,
  2. administration, public,
  3. administrative,
  4. administrative assistant,
  5. administrative county,
  6. administrative leave,
  7. administrative segregation,
  8. administrative-law judge,
  9. administrator,
  10. administratrix

Origin of administrative law

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019