Translation of "administer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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administerverb

uk /ədˈmɪn.ɪ.stər/ us /ədˈmɪn.ə.stɚ/

administer verb (MANAGE)

[ T often passive ] also administrate, /ədˈmɪn.ɪ.streɪt/ to control the operation or arrangement of something

管理;治理
The economy has been badly administered by the present government. 现任政府一直不善抓经济工作。

[ T often passive ] to govern a country, region, etc.

管理;治理
The economy has been badly administered by the present government. 现任政府一直不善抓经济工作。

administer verb (GIVE)

[ T ] formal to cause someone to receive something

给予;施用;施行
to administer medicine/punishment/relief 给药/施加惩罚/发放救济品
Tests will be administered to schoolchildren at seven and twelve years. 7岁、12岁和16岁的学生将接受测试。
figurative The latest opinion polls have administered a severe blow to the party. 最新的民意调查结果对该党来说是当头一棒。
administer an oath to sb formal

to be present while someone says an oath (= a formal promise) officially

主持(某人)的宣誓仪式

(Translation of “administer” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)