administration - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “administration” en inglés

See all translations

administration

noun uk   us   /ədˌmɪn.ɪˈstreɪ.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. She has little experience in admin (= in organizing a business, etc.).
More examples

administration noun (MANAGEMENT)

C2 [C] the people in an organization who manage its business and operations: The decision to cancel the trip was made by the school administration.

administration noun (GOVERNMENT)

C2 [C] a period of government, or the people who are in government: the Obama administration/the last Republican administration

administration noun (GIVING)

[U] the act of giving someone something: There are strict controls on the administration of drugs.

administration noun (BUSINESS CLOSING)

[U] UK the process that takes place when a company cannot pay its debts and is allowed to make changes to its organization to try to avoid going into liquidation (= when a business is closed and the things it owns are sold): The company has gone into administration, in order for money to be returned to creditors.
(Definition of administration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de administration
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “administration” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

selfless

caring more for what other people need and want rather than for what you yourself need and want

Palabra del día

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Kate Woodford,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Aprende más 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Aprende más