Definition of "departments" []

  • 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)
  • Plural form of department. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "departments" in a sentence
  • "It will be seen from the preceding divisions, and from the gradual diminution of the number of volumes in each, that I have gone through the principal departments of the Harleian collection of books: and yet there remain _fifty departments_ to be enumerated!"
  • "The big threats to cops in departments is a move back to the shifts."
  • "Now Homeland Security even more than other departments is the place to dump political buddies who need a job."
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