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English definition of “administer”

administer

verb [T]     /ədˈmɪnɪstər/
to give something to someone: administer drugs/a test The medication was administered by someone in another room .administer justice/a punishment It's up to the courts to administer justice .administer advice/help Training and Enterprise Councils in the rest of Britain are administering a range of help such as youth training .administer sth to sb This drug should not be administered to the very young .
(also administrate) to manage or deal with a business activity : The cost to administer the program was $70,000. My job is to administer bookings .
(Definition of administer verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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