Definition of Departments

1. Noun. (plural of department) ¹



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Definition of Departments

1. department [n] - See also: department

Lexicographical Neighbors of Departments

departmentalise
departmentalised
departmentalises
departmentalising
departmentalism
departmentalitis
departmentalization
departmentalizations
departmentalize
departmentalized
departmentalizes
departmentalizing
departmentally
departmentation
departmentations
departments (current term)
departmentwide
departs
departure
departure gate
departure lounge
departure tax
departure time
departures
depascent
depasture
depastured
depastures
depasturing
depatriarchalization

Literary usage of Departments

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States, Being by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Henry Cabot Lodge (1888)
"I shall undertake, in the next place, to show that unless these departments be so far connected and blended as to give to each a constitutional con- \ trol ..."

2. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1889)
"11 Jefferson thus made it clear that he had found the model for his division of the federal head into three departments in the constitutions of the states, ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Relig Educ 11:311-13 Ag 46 Standardization of biblical departments In colleges. LH Wild and others. Relig Educ 12:139-46 Ap 47 Summer courses In geography. ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"According to the scheme settled by the Constitutional Committee, France was to be divided into about eighty departments, as nearly as might be of the same ..."

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