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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPARTMENTAL

He was engaged often in departmental work which he could not even explain.

I have placed it in the Canadian room of our Departmental Museum.

Roger Fauquier had been a departmental clerk for forty years.

But it is also, like dressmaking, carried on in shops and in departmental stores.

He was solemnly in earnest about economy and departmental mismanagement.

Hartwig, at that time, was the chief of his departmental staff, and he often came to see me.

M. Pouchelet has just been elected a Departmental Councillor.

I doubt if he was ever required to pass a departmental examination.

In 1880 he became president of the departmental council in Drme.

Very few work in so narrow a field that they would be served by consulting only one of the departmental libraries.

WORD ORIGIN

1791, "pertaining to a French department," from French départmental, from département (see department). Meaning "of departmental systems generally" from 1832.

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