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the man, the powers that be, the state, esp. when referring to the government in power. Often refers to a faceless entity, powers unseen that exercise control.

Occasionally refers to unelected or unremovable powers. A dictatorship or totalitarian state. Big Brother.
The Bush administration is making the rules.

Microsoft's administration could give a rat's ass whether or not you like Vista, it is coming pre-installed.
by JakeinthedirtyD March 01, 2008
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Those sad sacks of meat with questionable job titles who walk around high schools all day and tell kids to "quiet down!" and perform the essential duty of reprimanding teenage lovers for their PDA (Public Displays of Affection.) Usually the highest paid employees in the school district.
The noise in the cafeteria rose above the decibel level of a single chirping cricket, so the administration was called in to restore order.

70 children were expelled that day.
by gimmedatsammich January 24, 2012
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The means to make planning an actuality. Any system of translation of thought into reality. (mostly used when talking about how to organize people or activities of people. This word also applies to things done that may not directly relate to what the person or group is trying to do such as paper work and working out schedules)
When a President takes office he must select people that will get the results he wants. This is all apart of his administration.
by Scotchman November 02, 2009
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The duty of office workers who work with, establish, or deal with the logistics of various tasks of the office.

Paper pushers.
The Bush Administration proceeded to create a new agency that studies how life could be created in primordial soup.
by Jon Davis January 13, 2004
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The worst part of a job. Heck, even administration is a pain in the ass for both doctors and nurses at a hospital.
Hospital Administration: "I'm sorry Dr. Ryan, but you need to work more efficiently from now on."

Dr. Ryan: "You pieces of shit, have you ever worked in heathcare?"
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by senthurmanz May 12, 2017
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