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administrator

An administrator is some one who administrates. Wow, who would have thunk it? My thesaurus lists manager as a synonym for administrator. Well, maybe, but to my mind an administrator is a notch below a manager. After all, who manages the administrators? That would be a manager, of course. I suspect that thesaurus entry was […]

administrative

Administrative is an adjective that means that the noun being modified has something to do with the process of administration. (See administer and administration.) For example, an administrative task is a task involved in administering a business, which probably involves considerable shuffling of paper or its electronic equivalent. Likewise, an administrative job is one that […]

administration

In one of its definitions, the word administration means the executive branch of a government. What I find shocking is that, in a 2011 survey, only 38 percent of Americans were able name the three branches of the American government. I’ve visited the U.S. many times—it’s a great country—but I’m not now, nor have I […]

administer

Administer has a few meanings. In the medical field it means to supply or apply a treatment. For example, you can administer drugs to a patient. However, if you do so without a medical license you could end up in jail. You’ve been warned. Administer also means to manage and control the affairs of a […]