Department synonyms

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The limits or territory within which authority may be exercised.
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The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities.
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An interest group.
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An activity or task with which one occupies oneself; usually specifically the productive activity, service, trade, or craft for which one is regularly paid; a job.
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The definition of a province is a specific area or location within a country or state that is often a subset of a larger union.
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The definition of a bureau is a chest of drawers or a government department or an office or agency with a specific purpose.
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The holding and administering of a position; esp., the holding of a church benefice
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The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged:
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A legal qualification, such as age, that determines one’s ability to do something that has legal consequences (such as making a contract or getting married). Also called legal capacity.
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Rule or power to rule; sovereign authority; sovereignty
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The act or process of administering, especially the management of a government or large institution.
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(Logic) The extension of a general conception, or the totality of the individuals or species to which it may be applied.
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The field of one's activity
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The field of one's activity
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(Newfoundland) A harbour or cove with a foreshore suitable for a facility to support nearby fishing.
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Function is defined as an assigned duty or position within a company.
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Public position:
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An occupation, profession, or social class:
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Something one does in addition to a vocation or regular work, and usually for pleasure; hobby
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Vocation means one’s calling or profession.
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A branch of medicine or surgery, such as cardiology or neurosurgery, in which a physician specializes; the field or practice of a specialist.
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An area where practical work is done, as by a social worker, geologist, etc., away from the central office, laboratory, or the like
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The definition of a duty is something that is required by one's religion, job, position or the laws.
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The definition of an assignment is a task that has been given to someone.
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The district within which a bailie or bailiff has jurisdiction.
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(Nautical) A room in which a number of the officers or ship's company mess and reside.
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(Ecology) The function or position of an organism or population within an ecological community.
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A small area of different color or texture from the main area of which it is a part; often, a mark made by some foreign matter; stain, blot, speck, patch, etc.
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A part of a city, country, etc.; district or region
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An administrative and tactical military unit that is smaller than a corps but is self-contained and equipped for prolonged combat activity.
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The definition of a branch is a part of a plant stem or a part of something which is larger and more complex.
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A section of an academic course focusing on a selected theme:
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A region or locality marked by a distinguishing feature:
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(US, law enforcement) A subdivision of a city under the jurisdiction of a specific group of police; the police station situated in that district.
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(Chiefly West) A housing development
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(Ecology) The geographical area or zone where a species is normally naturally found.
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A specific district or section, as of a city:
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A distinct part or section, as of a building, set aside for a specific function:
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An enclosed area for the presentation of sports events and spectacles.
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The definition of a corps is a group of people working together or under the same organization to achieve a common goal or goals.
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A fiduciary relationship in which a person or entity act, by mutual consent, for the benefit of another and bind the other party by words or deeds. See agent, authority, fiduciary and principal.
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An organized body of administrators or investigators:
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A formal written document from a government or court empowering the individual named therein to hold an appointive office or to perform official duties. In the case of an appointive office, the individual must receive the commission before she can act in their official capacity.
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The district periodically traveled through in the performance of such duties
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The land and waters under the jurisdiction of a government.
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A usually rectangular division of a flag, occupying the upper corner next to the staff.
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The members of such a parish; a religious community attending one church.
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A former administrative division of Great Britain, equivalent to a county.
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The voters within such a district.
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The revolutionary group that controlled the government of Paris from 1789 to 1794.
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An organized subdivision
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An organized subdivision
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An organized subdivision
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Any organized group of soldiers, sailors, etc.
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A group of assistants to a manager, executive, or other person in authority.
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In journalism, the primary focus of a reporter's stories (such as police/courts, education, city government, business etc.).
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A public transaction done for private profit; something performed ostensibly as a part of official duty, but really for private gain; a corrupt official business.
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Power to influence or persuade resulting from knowledge or experience:
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A person or group of people who are members of a larger body or organization and are appointed or elected by the body or organization to consider, investigate, or make recommendations concerning a particular subject or to carry out some other duty delegated to it by the body or organization on an ad hoc or permanent basis.
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A general class of ideas, terms, or things that mark divisions or coordinations within a conceptual scheme, especially:
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(Computing) A collection of information having to do with a domain, the computers named in the domain, and the network on which the computers named in the domain reside
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(Mathematics, dated) A factor.
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A region; sphere; area
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1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, IV.5:
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1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 1
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In nontechnical use, the part of the upper limb between the shoulder and the wrist
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A distinct part of an organism that performs one or more specialized functions. Examples of organs are the eyes, ears, lungs, and heart of an animal, and the roots, stems, and leaves of a plant.
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Either part of a double door, screen, etc.
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A circular or nearly circular course, circuit, or orbit:
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The definition of an orbit is a circular shape, the rotation of one full circle or a range of experience.
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The location of an event that attracts attention.
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(Grammar) In a clause: the word or word group (usually a noun phrase) that is dealt with. In active clauses with verbs denoting an action, the subject and the actor are usually the same.
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(Geology) A single, distinctive rock formation; an area having a preponderance of a particular rock or group of rocks.
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A state of existence:
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(Baseball) The cloth-covered pillow used for first, second, and third base.
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An enchantment or spell placed over a designated area, or a social unit, that prevents any tresspasser from entering, approaching and/or even from being able to locate said-protected premises
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