administration administration  /æd ˌmɪ nɪ ˈstreɪ ʃən/


  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


  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 .


  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


  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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