administration administration  /æd ˌmɪ nɪ ˈstreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
  2. (n) the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
  3. (n) the act of administering medication
  4. (n) the tenure of a president
  5. (n) the act of governing; exercising authority
  6. (n) the act of meting out justice according to the law

Usage(s):

  1. He called the silence from Republicans about previous administration czars "deafening.
  2. John Bolton said of the Bush Administration's agreeing to talks with Ira, "Even if this is a one time only event in the Bush administration, it legitimizes the Obama administration .

News

  1. Obama administration seemed confused by appeal of morning-after contraceptive pill court ruling

    The Obama administration apparently did not think through its decision in early May to fight a court order that required the morning-after contraceptive pill be made available to all women and girls without a prescription.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Rock Hill Herald

  2. Video: Rogers: Administration has great media strategy, not a great Syrian strategy

    Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., criticizes the administration's handling of the Syrian crisis.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CBS News

  3. Patrick administration announces $1.3M to fight opioid abuse in MA

    The Patrick administration announced $1.3 million in grant funding Friday, to create the Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative Program. MOAPC is a groundbreaking initiative which will work
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CBS 3 Springfield

Quotes

  1. "As if shoving a trillion-dollar government takeover of health care down the throat of a disapproving American public wasn't enough, apparently the Obama administration intends to arrogantly circumvent the American people yet again by recess...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: CNN

  2. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke told Congress this week that there was a "reasonable prospect" the recession would end in 2009 only "if actions taken by the administration, the Congress and the Federal Reserve are successful in restoring...
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Bloomberg

  3. "I think as far as the adverse impact on the nation around the world, this administration has been the worst in history," Carter told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in a story that appeared in the newspaper's Saturday editions. "The overt...
    on May 19, 2007 By: Jimmy Carter Source: Washington Post

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