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interdepartmental

[ in-ter-dee-pahrt-men-tl, -di-pahrt- ]
/ ˌɪn tərˌdi pɑrtˈmɛn tl, -dɪ pɑrt- /
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adjective

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

Nearby words

interdental papilla, interdental septum, interdental splint, interdentil, interdentium, interdepartmental, interdependence, interdependency, interdependent, interdict, interdict list

Origin of interdepartmental

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

  • Into this general question the Interdepartmental Committee did not enter.

    Boy Labour and Apprenticeship|Reginald Arthur Bray
  • The interdepartmental dispute was quickly buried by Wilson's dramatic order of 12 January 1954.

British Dictionary definitions for interdepartmental

interdepartmental

/ (ˌɪntəˌdiːpɑːtˈmɛntəl) /

adjective

of, relating to, or conducted between two or more departments
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