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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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The rich carried on the administration of the provinces without compensation except that of receiving a peerage under certain conditions.
An administration founded on that basis had come into power since Rabourdin had finished his elaborate plan.
Surely it was an absurdity to give separate administrations to admirals and marshals when both were employed to one end, namely, the defense of the nation, the overthrow of an enemy, and the security of the national possessions.
A group of students also boycotted the mid-term examination and forced the administration to suspend the exam as administration failed to fulfil its promise of reducing the semester fee.
The inner sources stated that society administration is doing this business with the connivance District administration.
Participants will exchange opinions on the results of public administration reform and future activities, in line with the new strategic framework for public administration reform and the recommendations of civil society.
Although the March 2018 rating was considered 'very good,' the decrease was notable since the Duterte administration's net satisfaction rating was at +70 or 'excellent' in December 2017 - the highest-recorded mark since the SWS conducted net satisfaction rating surveys.
"At high levels of government, the Administration's political agenda has permeated the traditionally objective, nonpartisan mechanisms through which the government uses scientific knowledge in forming and implementing public policy," the report stated.
His Administration did everything in its power to sabotage its creation.
Pointedly countering the administration's repeated protestations, the committee cited a 2005 CIA assertion that Iraq's government "did not have a relationship, harbor, or turn a blind eye toward Zarqawi and his associates." Further citing the CIA report, the Senate document stated that "Saddam Hussein was distrustful of al-Qaeda and viewed Islamic extremists as a threat to his regime, refusing all requests from al-Qaeda to provide material or operational support."
While one-half of executives said their companies had purchased or upgraded their lease administration software within the last two years, 35 percent said they had not done so for three years or longer.

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