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Administered Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Administer \Ad*min"is*ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Administered; p. pr. & vb. n. Administering.] [OE. aministren, OF. aministrer, F. administer, fr. L. administrare; ad + ministrare to serve. See Minister.]
  1. To manage or conduct, as public affairs; to direct or superintend the execution, application, or conduct of; as, to administer the government or the state. For forms of government let fools contest: Whate'er is best administered is best. --Pope.
  2. To dispense; to serve out; to supply; execute; as, to administer relief, to administer the sacrament. [Let zephyrs] administer their tepid, genial airs. --Philips. Justice was administered with an exactness and purity not before known. --Macaulay.
  3. To apply, as medicine or a remedy; to give, as a dose or something beneficial or suitable. Extended to a blow, a reproof, etc. A noxious drug had been administered to him. --Macaulay.
  4. To tender, as an oath. Swear . . . to keep the oath that we administer. --Shak.
  5. (Law) To settle, as the estate of one who dies without a will, or whose will fails of an executor. Syn: To manage; conduct; minister; supply; dispense; give out; distribute; furnish.

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  • Federally Administered Tribal Areas: The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA. (مرکزي قبایلي سیمې. are a group of small administrative units in the northwest of Pakistan , ...
  • Pakistan-administered Kashmir: Pakistan administered Kashmir borders the Pakistani provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west, the Wakhan Corridor of ...
  • Administered price: An administered price is in general a price which is either set (fixed) by legal statute or by a standard procedure formulated as an ...
  • Naga Self-Administered Zone: Naga Self-Administered Zone ... as stipulated by the 2008 Constitution is a self-administered zone consisting of three townships, Leshi , Lahe ...

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* In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself. - Alexander Hamilton

* For the skeptic there remains only one consolation if there should be such a thing as superhuman law it is administered with subhuman inefficiency. - Eric Ambler

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