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administration Idioms & Phrases


Administration with the will annexed

  • administration granted where the testator has appointed no executor, or where his appointment of an executor for any cause has failed, as by death, incompetency, refusal to act, etc.
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bush administration

  • noun the executive under President George H. W. Bush
  • noun the executive under President George W. Bush
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carter administration

  • noun the executive under President Carter
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clinton administration

  • noun the executive under President Clinton
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drug enforcement administration

  • noun federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substances; goal is to immobilize drug trafficking organizations
    Drug Enforcement Agency; DEA.
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electromotive drug administration

  • noun therapy that uses a local electric current to introduce the ions of a medicine into the tissues
    ionic medication; iontotherapy; EMDA; iontophoresis.
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Epidermic administration of medicine

  • (Med.), the application of medicine to the skin by friction.
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federal housing administration

  • noun the federal agency in the Department of Housing and Urban Development that insures residential mortgages
    FHA.
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food and drug administration

  • noun a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products
    FDA.
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general services administration

  • noun a central management agency that sets Federal policy for Federal procurement and real property management and information resources management
    GSA.
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Letters of administration

  • noun legal document naming someone to administer an estate when no executor has been named
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  • (Law), the instrument by which an administrator or administratrix is authorized to administer the goods and estate of a deceased person.
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master in business administration

  • noun a master's degree in business
    Master in Business; MBA.
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national aeronautics and space administration

  • noun an independent agency of the United States government responsible for aviation and spaceflight
    NASA.
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national archives and records administration

  • noun the independent agency that oversees management of federal government records including presidential libraries and historic collections
    NARA.
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national oceanic and atmospheric administration

  • noun an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather
    NOAA.
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occupational safety and health administration

  • noun a government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment
    OSHA.
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reagan administration

  • noun the executive under President Reagan
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small business administration

  • noun an independent agency of the United States government that protects the interests of small businesses and ensures that they receive a fair share of government contracts
    SBA.
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social security administration

  • noun an independent government agency responsible for the Social Security system
    SSA.
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Special administration

  • (Law), an administration limited to certain specified effects or acts, or one granted during a particular time or the existence of a special cause, as during a controversy respecting the probate of a will, or the right of administration, etc.
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technology administration

  • noun an agency in the Department of Commerce that works with United States industries to promote competitiveness and maximize the impact of technology on economic growth
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transportation security administration

  • noun an agency established in 2001 to safeguard United States transportation systems and insure safe air travel
    TSA.
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