administer

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ədˈmɪnɪstɚ/
  • (file)

Verb[change]

Plain form
administer

Third-person singular
administers

Past tense
administered

Past participle
administered

Present participle
administering

  1. (transitive) If you administer a test, program etc., you organize and supervise it.
    The school administers IELTS and TOEFL tests for students who need to take them.
  2. (transitive) If a medical person administers drugs they put the drugs into the person or animal.
    Sometimes, nurses administer the drug to the wrong patient.

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