department


department
I noun agency, area, assignment, branch, bureau, categorization, category, chapter, class, classification, designation, district, division, domain, field, field of activity, jurisdiction, ministry, munus, pars, part, precinct, province, provincia, realm, section, sector, specialty, sphere, station, subdivision, subsection, zone associated concepts: department of government, department of state, department rules and regulations, executive department, judicial department, legislative department, municipal department II index agency (commission), bailiwick, board, bureau, chapter (branch), district, division (administrative unit), domain (sphere of influence), member (constituent part), organ, post, province, pursuit (occupation), purview, realm, role, section (division), sphere

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Synonyms:
, , (especially a territorial division), / , , , , , / , , (of a subject or notion)


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  • Department — De*part ment, n. [F. d[ e]partement, fr. d[ e]partir. See {Depart}, v. i.] 1. Act of departing; departure. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Sudden departments from one extreme to another. Wotton. [1913 Webster] 2. A part, portion, or subdivision. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • department — [dē pärt′mənt, dipärt′mənt] n. [ME & OFr departement < departir: see DEPART] 1. a separate part, division, or branch, as of a government, business, or school [the police department, the accounting department, the history department] 2. a field …   English World dictionary

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  • department — ► NOUN 1) a division of a large organization or building, dealing with a specific area of activity. 2) an administrative district in France and other countries. 3) (one s department) informal an area of special expertise or responsibility. 4)… …   English terms dictionary

  • department — mid 15c., a going away, act of leaving, from O.Fr. departement (12c.) division, sharing out; divorce, parting, from L.L. departire (see DEPART (Cf. depart)). French department meant group of people (as well as departure ), from which English… …   Etymology dictionary


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