From King Dictionary of Contemporary English administrative ad‧min‧is‧tra‧tive / ədˈmɪnəstrətɪv $ -streɪtɪv / ●●○ W3 AWL adjective BB relating to the work of managing a company or organization The job is mainly administrative. administrative staff/duties/job etc the administrative costs of health care systems an administrative assistant staff who provide technical and administrative support to the college — administratively adverb Examples from the Corpus administrative • Phil's job is mainly administrative. • I had worked for many years as an administrative assistant and an executive assistant. • The original building remains virtually intact and is now the administrative block of the North Wing. • In the seventh year, to February 1990, the administrative costs involved in giving moneys to authors stood at 14%. • Several committee members never saw the final version that emerged after government review and federal administrative editing. • There are additional administrative functions, such as the submission of a statement of affairs and the making of reports on specified matters. • And these rules may, of course, be enforced by an administrative hierarchy to which the subject may appeal. • All that remained was that lovely blank undecorated space upstairs which led up to the administrative offices. • Such forces are seldom the product of the ill-feeling which can be generated by a powerful but badly-led and manned administrative system. administrative staff/duties/job etc • A director will also be expected to undertake at least some administrative duties. • Evaluations of policies are conducted through research and expert analysis supported by the Presidium's administrative staff. • Health authorities are supported by medical and by administrative staff. • The team has control over virtually everything, from maintenance of the building to the curriculum to the hiring of administrative staff. • The Department of Public Instruction provided a guideline of administrative duties, advice and judges for the state meet. • Vacancies for administrative staff are currently 5.3 percent. • Mead was bumped off major cases and firm committees, then given only administrative duties, the lawsuit alleges. • It was this clientele which Hunter and his administrative staff took on in Tucson, in January 1994.