Learner's definition of ADMINISTRATION
1 a [noncount] : the activities that relate to running a company, school, or other organization b [count] : a group of people who manage the way a company, school, or other organization functions 2 a : a government or part of a government that is identified with its leader (such as a U.S. president or British prime minister)
b : a U.S. government department
We studied U.S. foreign policy in/during the Reagan Administration. [=during the time when Reagan was President]
the Thatcher administration
Her lecture compared the policies of this administration to the previous one.
Administration officials refused to comment.
At first, the administration denied the allegations.
3 [noncount] : the act or process of providing or administering something