Definition of 'administrative'
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Most are trying to find similar ways of cutting administrative costs and some forces are considering mergers. Computing (2010)A vote this month by academic and senior administrative staff will decide the final outcome. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Was it an administrative error? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The charity's report identifies basic administrative errors and a shortage of human resources in France. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Organisers said there had been'an administrative error '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One thing that saves me in this process is my administrative assistant. Christianity Today (2000)The council provides administrative and research support. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This saves the energy companies loads in administrative costs. The Sun (2011)The main complaints were about administrative errors. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This will allow banks to reduce branch staff and cut administrative costs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Others received administrative support from lobbyists whose clients have a vested interest in the subject. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The extra is to help with administrative costs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)MPs seem to make the same administrative error over and over again. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The change meant fewer administrative and clerical staff were needed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It also needs administrative assistants and technical specialists. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The administrative costs are expected to be covered by the licence fee. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the courts are satisfied it is just an administrative error. The Sun (2012)It will also have an administrative staff. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The administrative cost would be a nightmare. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In setting his plans in motion he was greatly helped by his musical and administrative staff. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)So you will have to get used to doing without all the administrative support systems you probably take for granted. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Scotland Yard dismissed the inconsistencies as administrative errors. FINGERPRINTS: Murder and the Race to Uncover the Science of Identity (2002)In the hour before tea yesterday, the phone in the administrative office should have been ringing off the hook. Times, Sunday Times (2011)With many judges moving frequently between courts on circuit without a permanent base or administrative support, morale was low. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Only a small administrative office on an upper floor in Fleet Street remains. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The administrative offices, under his command for nearly a decade, failed miserably to do their duty. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'administrative'
British English: administrative /ədˈmɪnɪˌstrətɪv/ ADJECTIVE
Administrative work involves organizing and supervising an organization.
- American English: administrative
- Arabic: إِدَارِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: administrativo
- Chinese: 行政的
- Croatian: administrativan
- Czech: administrativní
- Danish: administrativ
- Dutch: administratief
- European Spanish: administrativo
- Finnish: hallinnollinen
- French: administratif
- German: administrativ
- Greek: διοικητικός
- Italian: amministrativo
- Japanese: 管理上の
- Korean: 관리상의
- Norwegian: administrativ
- Polish: administracyjny
- European Portuguese: administrativo
- Romanian: administrativ
- Russian: административный
- Spanish: administrativo
- Swedish: administrativ
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับการบริหาร
- Turkish: idari
- Ukrainian: адміністративний
- Vietnamese: hành chính
Definition of administrative from the Collins English Dictionary
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