administrator administrator  /əd ˈmɪ nə ˌstreɪ tər/


  1. (n) someone who administers a business
  2. (n) the party appointed by a probate court to distribute the estate of someone who dies without a will or without naming an executor
  3. (n) someone who manages a government agency or department



  1. As administrator of the Wartime Draft General Johnson had enjoyed publicity aplenty, but since then he had been out of sight in the news.
  2. From that core of talent and tradition has sprung an amazing young man who has worn many hats in his career: musician, composer, ambassador, activist, arts administrator and more.
  3. Also served as assistant deputy administrator at NASA's headquarters in Washington.


  1. Administrator opens probe of spill claims lawyer

    The administrator of a multibillion-dollar settlement arising from the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf is pledging to thoroughly investigate allegations of misconduct by one of his staff attorneys.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WPSD Local 6 Paducah

  2. Administrator put on leave says she was treated 'inhumanely'

    A Lee County school administrator, who was put on leave, is speaking out.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WINK TV Southwest Florida

  3. Administrator uses student’s bikini photo in Internet safety seminar

    To prove a point about the risks of social media, a local school administrator presented a photo of a bikini-clad student at a district wide seminar. Now, the woman is suing the school system. "I was embarrassed. I was horrified," Chelsea Chaney told Channel 2's Rachel Stockman. "It never crossed my mind that this would ever, ever happen to me." Chaney, who is now a college freshman, said the ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh


  1. Mr Bolden said: "When I became the Nasa administrator, he [Mr Obama] charged me with three things. One, he wanted me to help reinspire children to want to get into science and math; he wanted me to expand our international relationships; and third,...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Charles Bolden Source:

  2. "I know John well. I met him on numerous occasions when I was leader of the opposition and as prime minister. I think he's been a tremendous leader of Australia. He's a great administrator and he loves his cricket...... even if he can't bowl very...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: John Key Source: Daily News & Analysis

  3. "The judge hasn't entered the order granting me authority as special administrator," Jeffs said. "That's just a technicality; (I) need a formalized order."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Warren Jeffs Source: The Associated Press

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