administrative administrative  /əd ˈmɪ nə ˌstreɪ tɪv/


  • (adj) of or relating to or responsible for administration


  1. Three percent of Medicare's premiums go for administrative costs.
  2. In 1983 it was given the economic and administrative powers of a province, although it remains part of Sichuan.
  3. But this other Hong Kong can be found across Victoria Harbour, just a few minutes from the city's administrative and financial heart.


  1. Healthation Selected to Provide Core Administrative System for New Mexico Health Connections CO-OP

    Healthation , a leading provider of core administrative systems for legacy and emerging healthcare payers and administrators
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Administrative appointments in Hillsborough

    The Hillsborough County School Board approved these administrative appointments at its meeting on Tuesday:  
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Tampa Bay Times

  3. Plainview ISD announces changes in two administrative positions

    Two additional administrative changes have been announced by Plainview ISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Rocky Kirk as the district prepares for the 2013-14 school year.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Plainview Daily Herald


  1. "Glen brings over 20 years of coaching expertise to the staff and with his 17 years as a head coach he brings familiarity with budgeting, compliance, student-athlete welfare and many other administrative areas that he will deal with on a day-to-day...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Jim Calhoun Source: The Associated Press

  2. In a stinging rebuke, Geren said Kensinger "failed to provide proper leadership to the soldiers under his administrative control" when the Army Ranger and former pro football star was killed in 2004.
    on Jul 31, 2007 By: Pete Geren Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "The problems at Walter Reed were caused by bureaucratic and administrative failures," Bush said during a nearly three-hour visit to the medical center his first since reports surfaced of shabby conditions for veterans in outpatient housing....
    on Mar 31, 2007 By: President Bush Source: ABC News

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