administrator

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin administrātor (literally he that is near to attend).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ədˈmɪnɪstɹeɪtə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ədˈmɪnɪstɹeɪtɚ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

administrator (plural administrators)

  1. One who administers affairs; one who directs, manages, executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager
  2. (law) A person who manages or settles the estate of an intestate, or of a testator when there is no competent executor; one to whom the right of administration has been committed by competent authority
  3. (computing) One who is responsible for software installation, management, information and maintenance of a computer or network

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin administrātor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑt.mi.niˈstraː.tɔr/, /ˌɑt.mi.nɪsˈtraː.tɔr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ad‧mi‧nis‧tra‧tor
  • Rhymes: -aːtɔr

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administrator m (plural administratoren)

  1. administrator, manager (person in an administrative capacity)
  2. (Roman Catholicism) ecclesiastical administrator, a steward of a bishop

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Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch administrator (administrator), from Latin administrator (administrator).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /at̚minɪstratɔr/
  • Hyphenation: ad‧mi‧nis‧tra‧tor

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administrator (first-person possessive administratorku, second-person possessive administratormu, third-person possessive administratornya)

  1. (government, management) administrator.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From administrō (attend upon, assist) +‎ -tor, from ad- (to) +‎ ministrō (attend, manage).

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administrātor m (genitive administrātōris); third declension

  1. manager, conductor, administrator

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Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative administrātor administrātōrēs
Genitive administrātōris administrātōrum
Dative administrātōrī administrātōribus
Accusative administrātōrem administrātōrēs
Ablative administrātōre administrātōribus
Vocative administrātor administrātōrēs

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

administrator m

  1. vocative singular of administrators

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

administrator m (definite singular administratoren, indefinite plural administratorer, definite plural administratorene)

  1. an administrator

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administrator m (definite singular administratoren, indefinite plural administratorar, definite plural administratorane)

  1. an administrator

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin administrātor.[1] By surface analysis, administrować +‎ -ator. First attested in 1560.[2]

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administrator m pers (female equivalent administratorka)

  1. (government, management, technology) administrator
    Synonym: zarządca
  2. (Middle Polish) executioner
    Synonym: kat

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According to Słownik frekwencyjny polszczyzny współczesnej (1990), administrator is one of the most used words in Polish, appearing 1 time in scientific texts, 0 times in news, 1 time in essays, 3 times in fiction, and 4 times in plays, each out of a corpus of 100,000 words, totaling 9 times, making it the 5148th most common word in a corpus of 500,000 words.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mirosław Bańko; Lidia Wiśniakowska (2021), “administrator”, in Wielki słownik wyrazów obcych, →ISBN
  2. ^ administrator”, in Słownik Polszczyzny XVI Wieku [A Dictionary of 16th Century Polish], 2010-2023
  3. ^ Ida Kurcz (1990), “administrator”, in Słownik frekwencyjny polszczyzny współczesnej [Frequency dictionary of the Polish language] (in Polish), volume 1, Kraków; Warszawa: Polska Akademia Nauk. Instytut Języka Polskiego, page 2

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin administrātor. Equivalent to administra +‎ -tor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ad.mi.nis.traˈtor/

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administrator m (plural administratori, feminine equivalent administratoare)

  1. administrator
    Synonym: intendent

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /adminǐstraːtor/
  • Hyphenation: ad‧mi‧ni‧stra‧tor

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adminìstrātor m (Cyrillic spelling админѝстра̄тор)

  1. administrator

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