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administrator

noun [C]
 
 
/ədˈmɪnɪstreɪtər/
WORKPLACE someone whose job is to manage a business or business activity: A new administrator has taken over at the park, and more stringent business practices are in place. She spent 10 years as a very capable administrator of New York City Opera.
UK LAW a person chosen by a court to manage a company that cannot pay its debts in order to try to improve its financial situation and to keep it operating: The court-appointed administrator asked a court to declare the firm bankrupt. → Compare liquidator, receiver
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