This word is often capitalized in the sense shown in 2).
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (direction)
a. management
Raúl está tomando un curso en administración de empresas en Harvard.Raul is taking a course in business management at Harvard.
b. administration
Tu fiduciario es responsable de la administración de tus bienes.Your trustee is responsible for the administration of your estate.
c. running
La administración de una empresa es complicada y lleva mucho tiempo.The running of a company is difficult and time consuming.
2. (politics)
a. government
La administración de Mujica redujo el nivel de pobreza en Uruguay.Mujica's government alleviated poverty in Uruguay.
b. administration
La recesión comenzó durante la administración de Kirchner.The recession began during Kirchner's administration.
3. (board of executives)
a. management
La administración aprobó el presupuesto.Management approved the budget.
4. (office)
a. manager's office
Los contratos están archivados en administración.The contracts are kept in the manager's office.
b. administration department
La reunión tendrá lugar en la administración.The meeting will be held in the administration department.
c. reception (in a hotel)
Dejé las llaves de mi habitación en administración y salí del hotel.I left my keys at reception and walked out of the hotel.
5. (act of administering)
a. administration
La administración de morfina resultó en la disminución del dolor.The administration of morphine resulted in a reduction of pain levels.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de empresa)
a. administration, management
administración de recursosresource management
2. (oficina)
a. manager's office
3. (gobierno)
administración de justicialegal system
administración locallocal government
administración públicacivil service
4. (de medicamentos)
a. administering
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1 (organización) administration; (dirección) management; running
en administración in trust; obras en administración books handled by us; books for which we are agents
Administración de Correos General Post Office
administración empresarial administración de empresas (curso) business administration; business management
administración de lotería lottery outlet
administración financiera financial management
administración militar commissariat
administración pública civil service; public administration; (EEUU)
2 (Política) government; administration
administración central central government
administración territorial local government
3 (oficina) headquarters
; (p)
central office;
(And) [de hotel] reception
4 (Caribe) (Religión) extreme unction
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