administration
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administration(
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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. (act of administrating)
a. la administración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Some people don't donate money to charity because they believe too much of it is spent on administration.Algunas personas no donan dinero a caridad porque creen que se gasta demasiado en la administración.
b. la dirección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new bishop has taken over administration of the diocese.El nuevo obispo se hizo cargo de la dirección de la diócesis.
c. el gobierno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a country)
The country's administration is now in the hands of the rebels.El gobierno del país ya está en manos de los rebeldes.
2. (department)
a. la administración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The university administration had expelled two students for their political activities.La administración de la universidad había expulsado a dos estudiantes por sus actividades políticas.
3. (act of dispensing)
a. la administración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The administration of the anti-arrhythmic medication normalized the patient's heart rate.La administración del medicamento antiarrítmico normalizó el ritmo cardíaco del paciente.
b. la dispensa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(religious)
Members of the congregation formed a line in front of the altar for the administration of the Holy Sacrament.Los feligreses se formaron frente al altar para la dispensa del Santísimo Sacramento.
4. (politics)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el gobierno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Much has been achieved in the few months this administration has been in office.Se ha logrado mucho en los pocos meses en que este gobierno ha estado en el poder.
b. la administración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Henry Kissinger was Secretary of State during the Nixon administration.Henry Kissinger fue Secretario de Estado durante la administración de Nixon.
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administration
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act, activity)
a. la administración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (government)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la gobierno m, administración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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administration [ədˌmɪnɪsˈtreɪʃən]
noun
1 [of company, estate, finances] administración (f); [of country] gobierno (m)
a lot of time is spent on administration se emplea mucho tiempo en la administración; the job involves a lot of routine administration el trabajo comprende bastantes tareas rutinarias de administración; business administration administración (f) de empresas
2 [of medicine, sacrament] administración (f); dispensa (f); [of justice, punishment] administración (f); aplicación (f)
administration of an oath toma (f) de juramento
3 (governing body) [of company, institution] administración (f)
the college administration la administración del colegio
4 especially (US) (Pol) (government) gobierno (m); administración (f)
the Reagan administration el gobierno de Reagan; la administración de Reagan
O'Leary served in federal energy posts in both the Ford and Carter administrations Congress is to raise questions about the administration's handling of the post-Gulf War situation
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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business administration
la administración de empresas
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