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administrate

[ad-min-uh-streyt] /ædˈmɪn əˌstreɪt/
verb (used with object), administrated, administrating.
1.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; < Latin administrātus, past participle of administrāre to administer; see -ate1
Related forms
subadministrate, verb (used with object), subadministrated, subadministrating.
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administrate

/ədˈmɪnɪˌstreɪt/
verb
1.
to manage or direct (the affairs of a business, institution, etc)
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Word Origin and History for subadministrate

administrate

v.

1630s, from Latin administratus, past participle of administrare (see administer). In modern use a back-formation from administration. Related: Administrated; administrating.

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