administrative

[ ad-min-uh-strey-tiv, -struh- ]
/ ædˈmɪn əˌstreɪ tɪv, -strə- /

adjective

pertaining to administration; executive: administrative ability.

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Origin of administrative

From the Latin word administrātīvus, dating back to 1725–35. See administrate, -ive

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