admin

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See also: admin. and Admin.

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Clipping of administrator or administration.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: ăd'mĭn", ədmĭn', IPA(key): /ˈædˌmɪn/, /ədˈmɪn/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

admin (countable and uncountable, plural admins)

  1. (uncountable, informal) Administration, or administrative work.
    There's a lot of admin involved in the birth of a child.
  2. (countable, informal) An administration (a body that administers; the executive part of government).
    • 2020 August 17, Juliet Eilperin, “Trump finalizes drilling plan for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge”, in The Washingon Post[1]:
      Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) tweeted after the announcement, “I will not stop fighting to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and stop the Trump admin’s plan for drilling.”
  3. (countable, informal) An administrator (one who administers affairs).
    • 2020 December 28, Zach Montellaro, “Georgia election admins battle Covid and conspiracies ahead of Senate runoffs”, in Politico[2]:
      Georgia’s election administrators are fighting bizarre conspiracy theories, ballooning costs and coronavirus-related staffing problems as they prepare for the state’s contentious, nationally watched Senate runoffs next week.
  4. (countable, informal, computing) A systems administrator (one who maintains a computer system or network).
    Our admin has upgraded the server in our office, so we can exchange files faster.
  5. (countable, informal, Internet) A user of a discussion forum, website, etc. with privileges allowing them to control or restrict the activity of other uses.
    The admin changed the forum settings to enable the use of emoticons.

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Verb[edit]

admin (third-person singular simple present admins, present participle admining or adminning, simple past and past participle admined or adminned)

  1. (transitive, computing, informal) To serve as an administrator for or of.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English admin.

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Noun[edit]

admin m (plural admins)

  1. (Internet) admin, administrator (user with special privileges)

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of adminisztrátor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒdmin]
  • Hyphenation: ad‧min
  • Rhymes: -in

Noun[edit]

admin (plural adminok)

  1. administrator

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative admin adminok
accusative admint adminokat
dative adminnak adminoknak
instrumental adminnal adminokkal
causal-final adminért adminokért
translative adminná adminokká
terminative adminig adminokig
essive-formal adminként adminokként
essive-modal
inessive adminban adminokban
superessive adminon adminokon
adessive adminnál adminoknál
illative adminba adminokba
sublative adminra adminokra
allative adminhoz adminokhoz
elative adminból adminokból
delative adminról adminokról
ablative admintól adminoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
adminé adminoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
adminéi adminokéi
Possessive forms of admin
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. adminom adminjaim
2nd person sing. adminod adminjaid
3rd person sing. adminja adminjai
1st person plural adminunk adminjaink
2nd person plural adminotok adminjaitok
3rd person plural adminjuk adminjaik


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of administrator, probably under international influence.

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Noun[edit]

admin m pers

  1. (technology) admin
    Synonym: administrator

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Further reading[edit]

  • admin in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • admin in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

admin m, f (plural admins)

  1. (computing) administrator (computing: one who responsible for software and maintenance of a computer or network)
    Synonym: administrador