Definition of 'departmental'
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There is good chemistry between the departmental heads. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is about getting savings out of departmental budgets. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The move to allow ministers to chair departmental boards is causing the most concern. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This produces a politically conservative bias in the departmental councils. The Government and Politics of France (1989)Operational changes to its larger stores will spell the end of deputy managers and some departmental heads. The Sun (2015)Now it tends to be done through the centre rather than through departmental budgets. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was over fifteen years since he had been a serious departmental minister. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)Ministers are under fire for boosting overseas cash while cutting other departmental budgets. The Sun (2014)The budget will also set the scene for the savage departmental budget cuts to be announced in the autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Making sure that departmental heads get their reports to my boss on time is a key part of the job. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Interviews in tandem are most likely to be carried out by the departmental head and a representative from the personnel department. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)Central government departmental budgets were reduced on average by 20% within four years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The role of permanent secretary should go and ministers should appoint departmental chief executives so they are really responsible for policy and implementation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The six-figure salaries are for departmental heads in maths and science. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Mr Page has been driven close to resignation by cuts to his departmental budget. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yes, we did consider it and my junior ministers accepted departmental advice not to block his appointment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They go native and become departmental ministers, preferring to be remembered for spending money rather than returning it to taxpayers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The departmental councils are very protective about their influence in the rural areas and the important mayors highly defensive about their power within their own towns. The Government and Politics of France (1989)If it is all directed from a central unit, departmental ministers and their officials are not in a position to be held to account. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Which will give them something to talk about at Monday's departmental meeting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead of rushing out spending towards the end of a year to ensure a departmental budget was fully spent, the money was now being used on priorities. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The academy will recruit its own staff but they will work closely with teachers at Westminster, holding joint departmental meetings and shared training. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Another abiding memory is of his personal charm, wit and humour, attributes which he employed to especially good effect when chairing departmental meetings. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If, after a challenge raising concerns about these reports you are not convinced by your departmental head, then go to the boss higher up. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It should also be emphasized that in the regional, departmental and local councils Right-wing coalitions have been completely unaffected by the squabbles of the national leadership. The Government and Politics of France (1989)
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Translations for 'departmental'
British English: departmental ADJECTIVE
Departmental is used to describe the activities, responsibilities, or possessions of a department in a government, company, or other organization.
...the departmental budget.
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