Definition of “administrative” - English Dictionary

“administrative” in British English

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uk /ədˈmɪn.ɪ.strə.tɪv/ us /ədˈmɪn.ə.strə.t̬ɪv/

C1 relating to the arrangements and work that is needed to control the operation of a plan or organization:

administrative work
an administrative problem
Your responsibilities will be mainly administrative.

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adverb uk /ədˈmɪn.ɪ.strə.tɪ us /ədˈmɪn.ə.strə.t̬ɪ

(Definition of “administrative” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“administrative” in Business English

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uk /ədˈmɪnɪstrətɪv/ us WORKPLACE

relating to the work of managing or organizing a business or business activity:

Flexitime work can be an administrative nightmare for management.
The study looks at capital, maintenance, and administrative costs.
We will provide financial and administrative support to member companies.
administrative work/duties
administrative staff

(Definition of “administrative” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)