administrator

administrator ad‧min‧is‧tra‧tor [ədˈmɪnstreɪtə ǁ -ər] noun [countable]
1. COMMERCE JOBS someone who manages and organizes the work of a company or organization:

• He was a superb marketer, but as an administrator he was disorganized.

2. LAW JOBS someone who manages a company that has been put into administration:

• The company might have to be put into the hands of an administrator.

— compare receiver

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administrator UK US /ədˈmɪnɪstreɪtər/ noun [C]
WORKPLACE someone whose job is to manage a business or business activity: »

A new administrator has taken over at the park, and more stringent business practices are in place.

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She spent 10 years as a very capable administrator of New York City Opera.

UK LAW a person chosen by a court to manage a company that cannot pay its debts in order to try to improve its financial situation and to keep it operating: »

The court-appointed administrator asked a court to declare the firm bankrupt.

Compare LIQUIDATOR(Cf. liquidator), RECEIVER(Cf. ↑receiver)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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