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Administrator

1. Anyone authorized to act on behalf of a person, company, estate, trust, or any other entity.

2. See: State Administrator.

administrator

see INSOLVENCY.

administrator

see INSOLVENCY ACT 1986.

administrator

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.

References in classic literature ?
I don' know about the privilege part; it'll be considerable of a chore, I guess.
The representatives of the people, in a popular assembly, seem sometimes to fancy that they are the people themselves, and betray strong symptoms of impatience and disgust at the least sign of opposition from any other quarter; as if the exercise of its rights, by either the executive or judiciary, were a breach of their privilege and an outrage to their dignity.
The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all Privileges and Immunities of Citizens in the several States.
Hence it is clear that the office of a citizen must differ as governments do from each other: for which reason he who is called a citizen has, in a democracy, every privilege which that station supposes.
It is an inspiring sight when one stands on the platform there and sees before him eleven or twelve hundred earnest young men and women; and one cannot but feel that it is a privilege to help to guide them to a higher and more useful life.
An institution upholding honor, the source of emulation, is one similar to the Legion d'honneur of the great Emperor Napoleon, not harmful but helpful to the success of the service, but not a class or court privilege.
AS a preface is the only place where an author can with propriety explain a purpose or apologize for shortcomings, I venture to avail myself of the privilege to make a statement for the benefit of my readers.
It is no small privilege to dine with your Excellency.
In this event, I am to have t he privilege of accompanying her.
Hence it follows that a government is never more strongly organized, and as a consequence is never more perfect than when it has been established for the protection of Privilege of the most restricted kind.
Every one of these minor firms claimed and received the privilege of drawing bills on Pizzituti, Turlington & Branca for amounts varying from four to six thousand pounds--on no better security than a verbal understanding that the money to pay the bills should be forwarded before they fell due.
And my advice to the rich young man would be--sell all thou hast, and give it to the poor--janitor for the privilege of living in a flat with your Art and your Delia.