interdepartmental

[in-ter-dee-pahrt-men-tl, -di-pahrt-]
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adjective

involving or existing between two or more departments:interdepartmental rivalry.

Origin of interdepartmental

First recorded in 1890–95; inter- + departmental
Related formsin·ter·de·part·men·tal·ly, adverb
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interdepartmental

adjective

of, relating to, or conducted between two or more departments
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Word Origin and History for interdepartmental
adj.

also inter-departmental, 1861, from inter- + departmental.

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