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1. The implementation and management of a policy. A company's senior officers (such as the board of directors) set the policies and its managers (and sometimes the officers themselves) are responsible for administration.

2. In an estate, the management of the assets of a decedent until they are discharged to his/her heirs.


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I believe," continued Lawrence, "that there have been cases where the cumulative effect of a drug, administered for some time, has ended by causing death.
BAHAWALPUR -- A newly-wedded youth on Saturday died due to expired injection administered by a doctor at his private clinic.
ISLAMABAD -- A three-day anti-polio campaign begins in Karachi, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Rawalpindi, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan on Monday, November 20.
Contract award notice: Current maintenance of engineering facilities in the years 2017 - 2020 in the area administered by gddkia o / wroclaw, Divided into 8 parts.
Rawalpindi/Peshawar/ Quetta -- The three days Anti-Polio drive in Rawalpindi, Khyber Phuktunkwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan will commence today here on Monday, while special security measures have been taken in this regard.
The last dose in the inactivated poliovirus vaccine series is now recommended to be administered on or after the fourth birthday and at least 6 months after the previous dose.
There are also important medico-legal implications of administering altered oral drug formulations (drugs are registered to be administered as particular formulations, and altering the formulation before administration renders their use off-label).
3 : to give officially <administer an oath> <The teacher administered the test.
Qualifications: Candidates must meet stringent experience and educational qualifications, including two graduate-level courses administered by The American College.
Usually, exit exams are administered to college seniors who don't need to do well on the tests in order to graduate.
According to the estimates Costello has seen, the various parts of the computerized CPA exam will be administered a total of 250,000 times during the test's first full year.