administratio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From administrō (aid, assist), from ad (towards, near to) + ministrō (wait upon, attend)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ad.mi.nisˈtraː.ti.oː/, [ad.mɪ.nɪsˈtraː.ti.oː]

Noun[edit]

administrātiō f (genitive administrātiōnis); third declension

  1. administration, management (of a city, body)
  2. the handling, operation (of an affair)
    • 27 BCE – 25 BCE, Titus Livius, Ab urbe condita libri 26.1
      Cn. Fuluius Centumalus P. Sulpicius Galba consules cum idibus Martiis magistratum inissent, senatu in Capitolium uocato, de re publica, de administratione belli, de prouinciis exercitibusque patres consuluerunt.
      When the consuls Gnaeus Fulvius Centumalus and Publius Sulpicius Galba took up the magistracy on the Ides of March, they summoned the senate to the Capitoline Hill and consulted the senators on issues regarding the state, the handling of the war, the provinces and the armies.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative administrātiō administrātiōnēs
genitive administrātiōnis administrātiōnum
dative administrātiōnī administrātiōnibus
accusative administrātiōnem administrātiōnēs
ablative administrātiōne administrātiōnibus
vocative administrātiō administrātiōnēs

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