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administratornoun [C]

uk   /ədˈmɪn.ɪ.streɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
C1 someone whose ​job is to ​control the ​operation of a ​business, ​organization, or ​plan: From 1969 to 1971, he was administrator of the Illinois ​statedrugabuseprogram. She ​works as a ​school administrator.

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(Definition of administrator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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administratornoun [C]

uk   us   /ədˈmɪnɪstreɪtər/
WORKPLACE someone whose ​job is to ​manage a ​business or ​businessactivity: A new administrator has taken over at the ​park, and more ​stringentbusinesspractices 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 ​financialsituation and to ​keep it ​operating: The court-appointed administrator ​asked a ​court to ​declare the ​firmbankrupt.
(Definition of administrator from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “administrator”
in Arabic مُدير…
in Korean 행정인…
in Portuguese administrador, -ora…
in Catalan administrador, -a…
in Japanese 事務官, 総務担当者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管理人员,行政人员…
in Turkish idareci, yönetici…
in Russian администратор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 管理人員,行政人員…
in Italian amministratore, -trice…
in Polish zarządca, administrator/ka…
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