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administration; administrative work.
an administrative assistant:
My admin will call you back with that information later today.
an administrator:
government admins.
of or relating to an administrator or to administrative functions:
You can’t install computer programs without admin privileges.
Contemporary Examples

His father, Luis Heitor, works in admin at a public hospital.
Madonna’s Boyfriend, Lucky Star Dom Phillips March 14, 2010

Sensing the turning tide, the admin is ratcheting up the rhetoric.
What Bush Could Teach Obama Mark McKinnon May 3, 2010

Email the admin if your [sic] interested in walking away from your life (we have weapons if you need a weapon) to stop the Regime.
Far-Right Texas Terrorist Planned Murder And Robbery Spree in the Name of ‘Liberty’ Caitlin Dickson March 31, 2014

Historical Examples

The places where the oaths of this local “Mafia” are admin istered, for instance, are well known.
Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (2 of 2) (1888) William Henry Hurlbert

(informal) short for administration


Pertaining to administrative duties; short for administrative or administration (1940s+)


The administrative work of a department or company
An administrative worker, esp an assistant

[short for administration]

system administrator


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