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

synonyms for departments

  • 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

antonyms for departments

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  • whole
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How to use departments in a sentence

We would classify these two departments in this way, though in the highest dramatic work elements of both phases are combined.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Correspondence formed but a small part in his method of dealing with departments.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Many other officers to head important departments were also received.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE U. S. S. IMPERATOR, ONE OF THE TWO LARGEST SHIPS IN THE U. S. NAVY.ANONYMOUS
But it must not be forgotten that both the departments themselves and the evidence for them frequently overlap.
THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
Let it be understood that the old gentleman was employed in Yarmouth under one of the departments of the Board of Trade.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Nearly every room was occupied, and the committees were showing great skill in assigning things to the different departments.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The structure and functions of the various state departments were also changed by this act to make each department more effective.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Without this, all their several departments are hurried through or neglected in some important respect.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Few men ever performed greater literary labors, and in so many of its departments.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
History is a boundless field of inquiry; no man can master it in all its departments and periods.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
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