an official of a federal or state agency who hears, weighs, and decides on evidence in administrative proceedings, and makes recommendations for any necessary legal action.
- Administrative segregation
the placement of prisoners in an isolated unit for the safety and security of the inst-tution; solitary confinement.
pertaining to ; executive: administrative ability. contemporary examples individual debt-adjustment programs are too slow and administratively complex. this country needs inflation david frum april 25, 2013 historical examples administratively el wad is the capital of an annexe to the territory of tuggurt. encyclopaedia britannica, 11th edition, volume 9, slice 3 various besides, the whole position […]
a woman who is an administrator. historical examples this person is called the administrator, or, if a woman, the administratrix. mary erskine jacob abbott he managed to put this off till his death, after which his widow and administratrix was sued for dilapidations. the life and opinions of tristram shandy, gentleman laurence sterne
worthy of ; inspiring approval, reverence, or affection. excellent; first-rate. adjective deserving or inspiring admiration; excellent adj. mid-15c., “worthy of admiration,” from middle french admirable (old french amirable), from latin admirabilis “admirable, wonderful,” from admirari “to admire” (see admiration). in early years it also carried a stronger sense of “awe-inspiring.”
- Admirable bolete
an edible mushroom, boletus mirabilis, of rocky mountain and pacific northwestern evergreen forests, having a dark-red, scaly or woolly cap with yellow pores and a stout stem.