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administrative

adjective
 
 
/ədˈmɪnɪstrətɪv/ WORKPLACE
relating to the work of managing or organizing a business or business activity: Flexitime work can be an administrative nightmare for management. The study looks at capital, maintenance, and administrative costs. We will provide financial and administrative support to member companies. administrative work/duties administrative staff
Translations of “administrative”
in Korean 행정의…
in Arabic إداري…
in Portuguese administrativo…
in Catalan administratiu…
in Japanese 経営管理の, 経営上の…
in Italian amministrativo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 管理的, 行政的…
in Russian административный…
in Turkish idare ve yönetimle ilgili…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管理的, 行政的…
in Polish administracyjny…
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