leave, as from a government agency or department, arranged by special permission or directive:
During the investigation she was placed on administrative leave with pay.
Maxwell previously told The Daily Beast that the reasons for his administrative leave designation had never been explained to him.
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Two tribal members were shot and hospitalized and the agent who shot them was put on administrative leave.
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They have been put on administrative leave by the university.
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- Administrative segregation
the placement of prisoners in an isolated unit for the safety and security of the institution; solitary confinement.
a person who manages or has a talent for managing. Law. a person appointed by a court to take charge of the estate of a decedent, but not appointed in the decedent’s will. Also called Informal, admin. Computers. a person who manages and supports a computer system or network, as in a business or other […]
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. Contemporary Examples But if anything, President Obama has demonstrated an admirable nimbleness in response to changing circumstances. Whose Side Is Obama on? Reihan Salam June 15, 2009 They are often characterized as benevolent and admirable; when we do the same, we are angry and unreasonable. […]