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  • nounsection of organization, area
  • nounarea of interest, expertise

synonyms for department

  • administration
  • agency
  • area
  • board
  • branch
  • bureau
  • commission
  • division
  • office
  • staff
  • station
  • unit
  • arena
  • beat
  • canton
  • circuit
  • commune
  • constituency
  • force
  • parish
  • precinct
  • quarter
  • range
  • subdivision
  • territory
  • tract
  • ward
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How to use department in a sentence

The top four assist leaders are too, prompting a look into why Canadian teams are surging in the scoring department.
THE NHL’S CANADIAN TEAMS ARE SCORING A LOT. LIKE, A LOT, A LOT.NEIL GREENBERGFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Regardless of what kind of tool they’re selling, AI hiring vendors generally promise that these technologies will find better-qualified and more diverse candidates at lower cost and in less time than traditional HR departments.
AUDITORS ARE TESTING HIRING ALGORITHMS FOR BIAS, BUT THERE’S NO EASY FIXAMY NORDRUMFEBRUARY 11, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Hospitals have conducted the most vaccinations, followed by local health departments and long-term care facilities.
LEADERS IN WASHINGTON REGION ASK FEMA FOR HELP IN VACCINATING FEDERAL WORKERSJULIE ZAUZMER, RACHEL CHASON, REBECCA TANFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A department spokesman said he could not be more specific about when the CPUC received the payments, so it’s not clear if that happened before or after Stebbins raised her concerns.
UTILITY COMPANIES OWE MILLIONS TO THIS STATE REGULATORY AGENCY. THE PROBLEM? THE AGENCY CAN’T TRACK WHAT IT’S OWED.BY SCOTT MORRIS, BAY CITY NEWS FOUNDATIONFEBRUARY 10, 2021PROPUBLICA
In an email to department employees the following morning, he said he was “honored and delighted to be officially on board.”
BUTTIGIEG TO QUARANTINE FOR 14 DAYS AFTER SECURITY AGENT TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUSMICHAEL LARISFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The employer would report the cases to the state Health Department, which would be required to post the name of the employer and the number of its reported cases on a publicly accessible department website.
VIRGINIA’S GENERAL ASSEMBLY HEADS TO SPECIAL SESSION WITH BIPARTISAN MOMENTUM ON CORONAVIRUS RELIEF BILLSGREGORY S. SCHNEIDER, LAURA VOZZELLAFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Raymond Crowel, head of the health department, said Monday that state officials have not told the county why it received 4,500 first doses Tuesday after receiving 5,500 last week.
OFFICIALS IN D.C. REGION TRY TO COMBAT VACCINE HESITANCY WHILE SEEKING MORE DOSESJENNA PORTNOY, REBECCA TAN, MICHAEL BRICE-SADDLERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While public employers across the state are required to file these agreements with PERC, many municipal police departments did not have current contracts on the site.
HOW WE FOUND PRICEY PROVISIONS IN NEW JERSEY POLICE CONTRACTSBY AGNES CHANG, JEFF KAO AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICA, AND ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESSFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
Solomon’s marathon of work appears to conflict with a department policy intended to prevent exhaustion.
HOW THE POLICE BANK MILLIONS THROUGH THEIR UNION CONTRACTSBY ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESS, AND AGNES CHANG, JEFF KAO AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICAFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
David Tarnas, D-Kaupulehu-Waimea-Halaula, who chairs the House Water and Land Committee, said his bill aims to provide the department with guidance.
HAWAII’S BEACHES ARE DISAPPEARING. NEW LEGISLATION COULD HELP ... IF IT’S ENFORCED.BY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERFEBRUARY 7, 2021PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO DEPARTMENT

  • President
  • admiral
  • advisers
  • board
  • bureau
  • cabinet
  • chair
  • chairperson
  • chargé d'affaires
  • command
  • commander
  • committee
  • consulate
  • department
  • directors
  • embassy
  • executive
  • executives
  • feds
  • front office
  • general
  • governing body
  • headquarters
  • legislature
  • management
  • ministry
  • officers
  • officials
  • powers
  • presidency
  • presidium
  • stewards
  • supervisors
  • top brass
  • upstairs
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