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administratorsee INSOLVENCY ACT 1986.
A person appointed by a court to manage and distribute the estate of someone who has died without a will. Sometimes, the term refers to a male occupying that position, with a female being called an administratrix.Contrast with executor (male or gender-neutral) and executrix (female),who are persons named by a will to manage and distribute one's estate.