|1.||[ noun ] (work) a method of tending to (especially business) matters|
|Related terms:||management justice organization polity conducting running line_management commercial_enterprise|
|2.||[ noun ] the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a governing body and who administer something|
|Synonyms:||organization establishment brass organisation governing_body governance|
"he claims that the present administration is corrupt" "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"
|Related terms:||body management judiciary executive government_officials top_brass county_council curia hierarchy advisory_board government hierarchy form organize administer organize mastermind|
|3.||[ noun ] (medicine) the act of administering medication|
|Related terms:||medication sedation drip_feed administer|
|4.||[ noun ] the tenure of a president|
"things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"
|Related terms:||tenure administer|