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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Administrator  \Ad*min`is*tra"tor\,  n.  [L.] 
  1.  One  who  administers  affairs;  one  who  directs,  manages, 
  executes,  or  dispenses,  whether  in  civil,  judicial, 
  political,  or  ecclesiastical  affairs;  a  manager. 
 
  2.  (Law)  A  man  who  manages  or  settles  the  estate  of  an 
  intestate,  or  of  a  testator  when  there  is  no  competent 
  executor;  one  to  whom  the  right  of  administration  has  been 
  committed  by  competent  authority. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  administrator 
  n  1:  someone  who  administers  a  business  [syn:  {decision  maker}] 
  2:  the  party  appointed  by  a  probate  court  to  distribute  the 
  estate  of  someone  who  dies  without  a  will  or  without 
  naming  an  executor 
  3:  someone  who  manages  a  government  agency  or  department  [syn: 
  {executive}] 




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