Translation of "administration" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ədˌmɪn.ɪˈstreɪ.ʃən/ us /ədˌmɪn.əˈstreɪ.ʃən/

administration noun (MANAGING)

C1 informal admin, uk /ˈæd.mɪn/ us [ U ] the arrangements and tasks needed to control the operation of a plan or organization

Teachers complain that more of their time is taken up with administration than with teaching. 教师们抱怨他们花在行政工作上的时间超过了教学的时间。
She has little experience in admin (= in organizing a business, etc.). 她没有什么管理经验。

More examples

  • Reputable charities spend the lion's share of donations on aid and a tiny fraction on administration.
  • Eastern Slavonia is to revert to Croatian government rule next year after a transitional period under U.N. administration.
  • Keeping noise levels low is the bane of airport administration.
  • The new administration is still in the shakedown period.
  • Hard-liners are expected to be purged from the administration.

administration noun (GOVERNMENT)

C2 [ C ] a period of government, or the people who are in government

the Obama administration/the last Republican administration 布什/上届共和党政府

administration noun (GIVING)

[ U ] the act of giving someone something

There are strict controls on the administration of drugs. 药品的施用受严格控制。

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