Definition of "departmental" []

  • A specialized division of a large concern, such as a business, store, or university (noun)
  • A major subdivision or branch of the administration of a government (noun)
  • A branch or subdivision of learning (noun)
  • A territorial and administrative division in several countries, such as France (noun)
  • A specialized sphere of knowledge, skill, or activity (noun)
  • Of or pertaining to a department. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "departmental" in a sentence
  • "The fellow is expected to attend and participate in departmental research conferences."
  • "Obviously I'll side with Trudie on a lot (most) issues in departmental meetings, but I'm not sure how much good that will do, either, given that we're both untenured and new to the department."
  • "As a young assistant professor naïve in departmental politics I was quite vulnerable, and had a difficult time during my subsequent years at Michigan."