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These laws are general and their administration should be uniform and equal.

He has no voice in its making, no influence in its administration, it does not represent him.

Ireland had proved the glory of Mr. Gladstone's administration.

The stability of the Whig administration, then in power, depended upon the results.

Will this new disgrace serve to strengthen the Administration?

Kiao-chau was under the administration of the German admiralty.

God save the country from a majority twistable by the Administration!

It was not difficult to conduct affairs of state during his administration.

In nothing does ceremony more frequently triumph over comfort, than in the administration of 'the honours of the table.'

The administration desires you to understand that it is not impossible.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "act of giving or dispensing; late 14c., "management, act of administering," from Latin administrationem (nominative administratio) "direction, management," noun of action from past participle stem of administrare (see administer).

Early 15c. as "management of a deceased person's estate." Meaning "the government" is attested from 1731 in British usage. Meaning "a U.S. president's period in office" is first recorded 1796 in writings of George Washington.

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