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Administration – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is:




  • the forms of this word you need are: administration, administrative, administrator and administer
  • this is one of the more technical words in the academic word list
  • it can be used as a close synonym for “government” as in “the Bush administration”
  • it also has a more technical meaning in business in that a failing business goes into administration
  • more common collocations include: “administrative tasks”



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One Response to Administration – IELTS word of the day

  1. Lasam Ola August 19, 2011 at 11:52 am #

    It’s quite informing.Thank you so much.

    Best Regards

    Lasam O.

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