Meaning of ADMINISTRATIVE in English

ADMINISTRATIVE

/ ədˈmɪnɪstrətɪv; NAmE -streɪtɪv/ adjective

connected with organizing the work of a business or an institution :

an administrative job / assistant / error

►  ad·min·is·tra·tive·ly adverb

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WORD ORIGIN

mid 18th cent.: from Latin administrativus , from administrat- managed, from the verb administrare , from ad- to + ministrare wait upon, from minister servant, from minus less.

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