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Definition of "government department" []

  • A department of government (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "government department" in a sentence
  • "The first commissioner was George Boutwell; he described the Bureau of Internal Revenue as the largest government department ever organized."
  • "Meetings with a cabinet official at 1100, with another government department head at 1300, with the senior representative of Crown & Spears at 1500."
  • "During the Directory7 each government department was controlled almost independently, the Legal Branch by Rewbell, the Police by Barras, the War Department by Carnot, etc."