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department

noun [C]
 
 
/dɪˈpɑːtmənt/
A2 a part of an organization such as a school, business, or government that deals with a particular area of work: the sales department head of the English department →  See also police department Government departments and organizationsSchools in general
Translations of “department”
in Arabic قِسْم…
in Korean 부서…
in Malaysian bahagian…
in French service, rayon département…
in Turkish bölüm, daire, departman…
in Italian dipartimento, reparto…
in Chinese (Traditional) (組織或機構中的)部,系,處,科,室…
in Russian отдел, факультет…
in Polish dział, wydział, ministerstwo…
in Vietnamese bộ, ban…
in Spanish departamento, sección…
in Portuguese departamento…
in Thai แผนก…
in German die Abteilung…
in Catalan departament…
in Japanese 部, 課…
in Indonesian bagian…
in Chinese (Simplified) (组织机构中的)部,系,处,科,室…
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