The term administration
, as used in the context of government, differs according to jurisdiction
The term "administration" has been used to denote the executive branch in presidential systems
The term's usage in Europe
varies by country, but most typically the word "administration" refers to managerial functions
in general, which may include local governments, or the hierarchy of national and local government, that applies to a town or district. More specifically, it may refer to public administration
, the business of administering public policy
as determined by government. However, outside France and Romania, this usage of the word is uncommon.
Depending on the type of government, the word coalition
may be used for a specific government. In the Netherlands, cabinet is the most-used term (as in "the fourth Balkenende cabinet
"), although "coalition" or "government" are also used when one does not refer to a specific coalition (note that the two terms have slightly different meanings).
- ^ administration noun – definition in American English Dictionary – Cambridge Dictionary Online
- ^ government noun (GROUP) – definition in British English Dictionary & Thesaurus – Cambridge Dictionary Online
- ^ Ministry – Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary
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