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English definition of “department”

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 departmentGovernment departments and organizationsSchools in general
(Definition of department noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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