Meaning of ADMINISTRATOR in English


-ˌstrād.ə(r), -ātə-, -āˌtȯ(ə)r, -āˌtȯ(ə) noun

( -s )

Etymology: Latin, manager, from administratus + -or

1. : a person legally vested by a probate court with the right of administration of an estate — compare executor

2. : one that administers: as

a. : an officer appointed to govern (as a colony or dependency)

b. : an officer that directs or superintends affairs (as of a business, school, or government agency)

c. : a priest appointed to administer temporarily a diocese, parish, or ecclesiastical institution

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