administrative-law judge

[ ad-min-uh-strey-tiv-law ]
/ ædˈmɪn əˌstreɪ tɪvˈlɔ /


an official of a federal or state agency who hears, weighs, and decides on evidence in administrative proceedings, and makes recommendations for any necessary legal action.

Nearby words

  1. administrative assistant,
  2. administrative county,
  3. administrative law,
  4. administrative leave,
  5. administrative segregation,
  6. administrator,
  7. administratrix,
  8. admirable,
  9. admirable bolete,
  10. admirable crichton, the Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019