department

  1. a specialized division of a large organization
  2. the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)
  3. a specialized sphere of knowledge

Department

• (v. i.) A part, portion, or subdivision. • (v. i.) A distinct course of life, action, study, or the like; appointed sphere or walk; province. • (v. i.) Subdivision of business or official duty; especially, one of the principal divisions of executive government; as, the treasury department; the war department; also, in a university,...
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department

(from the article `Russia`) In 1802 Alexander instituted eight government departments, or ministries, of which five were essentially new. The organization of the departments was ...
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department

1. Act of departing; departure. 'Sudden departments from one extreme to another.' (Wotton) ... 2. A part, portion, or subdivision. ... 3. A distinct course of life, action, study, or the like; appointed sphere or walk; province. 'Superior to Pope in Pope's own peculiar department of literature.' (Macaulay) ... 4. Subdivision of business or official...
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department

noun a specialized sphere of knowledge; `baking is not my department`; `his work established a new department of literature`
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Department

[country subdivision] Department (département, departamento) is the name given to the administrative and political subdivisions of many countries. As a territorial unit, `department` was first used by the French Revolutionary governments, apparently to emphasize that each territory was simply an administrative sub-division of the united so...
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Department

[Swiss government] Panoramic picture of Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Picture fragments taken by en:User:NikoSilver on Oct 2005, and stitched in PhotoStitch. ...
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Department

[United States Army] Department, is a term used, by the U.S. Army, mostly prior to World War I. In 1920, most of the departments were redesignated as corps areas. However, the Hawaiian, Panama Canal, and Philippine Departments retained their old names. In 1939, the Puerto Rican Department was created and in May 1941 the Panama Canal and Pue...
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Department

De·part'ment noun [ French département , from départir . See Depart , intransitive verb ] 1. Act of departing; departure. [ Obsolete] « Sudden departments from one extreme to another.» Wotton. 2. A part, por...
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Department

A creation of the French Revolution (22 December 1789 law), the department became an autonomous local authority, with an elected deliberating body and executive, under the 10 August 1871 law. It is managed by a departmental council elected for 6 years by universal suffrage, which in turn elects a president, the department's executive, who prepares ...
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Department

A department is the basic organizational unit in a higher education institution, and is responsible
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department

a specialized division of a large organization
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department

An area in a retail store designated for a category of products, such as, grocery, meat, produce, bakery, among others.
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Department

Corresponds to the face value of currency units, coins, and securities.
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Department

The formal faculty group, together with its support staff, responsible for instruction in a general subject area.
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department

[n] - the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France) 2. [n] - a specialized division of a large organization 3. [n] - a specialized sphere of knowledge
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