Administration etymology


English word administration comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin ministrare

Etymology of administration

Detailed word origin of administration

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
ministrare Latin (lat)
administro Latin (lat) (figuratively) I take charge of, direct, manage, administer, do, accomplish; govern. I attend upon, assist, serve.
administrationem Latin (lat)
administration Old French (fro)
administracioun Middle English (enm)
administration English (en) (countable) A body that administers; the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are entrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain.. (uncountable) The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation.. (uncountable) [...]

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