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1. The act or process of administering, especially the management of a government or large institution.
2. The activity of a government or state in the exercise of its powers and duties.
3. often Administration
a. The executive branch of a government.
b. The group of people who manage or direct an institution, especially a school or college.
4. The term of office of an executive officer or body.
5. Law Management of a trust or estate.
6. The dispensing, applying, or tendering of something, such as an oath, a sacrament, or medicine.
ad·min′is·tra′tive (-strā′tĭv, -strə-) adj.
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|Adv.||1.||administratively - by or for an administrator; "this decision was made administratively"|
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
administratively[ədˈmɪnɪstrətɪvli] adv [divided, autonomous] → administrativement, d'un point de vue administratif
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adv → administrativ
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
administratively[ədˈmɪnɪstrətɪvlɪ] adv → amministrativamente
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