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administrator

1. Property law a person authorized to manage an estate, esp when the owner has died intestate or without having appointed executors
2. a person who manages a computer system

administrator

A person responsible for managing a computer or network and who has full access to the hardware and software. Users are generally the administrators of their own computers, because fresh out of the box, whoever sets up the machine can create administrator privileges for the user.

If the machines are company owned, users are given fewer privileges. For example, they cannot change certain permissions or internal files. See root level, privilege and access rights.

There Are Different Kinds of Administrators
In an organization's IT department, technicians often have administrator titles. See data administrator, database administrator, network administrator and system administrator.
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Kay, who hopes to follow her HNC by pursuing a university degree, said: "Working as an adminstrator in the estimating department of the council first got me interested in becoming a surveyor but I certainly never expected to come this far.
Adminstrator Ernst & Young is now attempting to sell the business as a going concern and today confirmed negotiations with an interested party were taking place.
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Mary, an adminstrator at the primary school, said last night: "Nathan was chosen to present the flowers because he was the youngest.
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Clark alongside Whitehouse, worked at Duff and Phelps when the firm were appointed adminstrators of Rangers in February 2012 when they were owned by Whyte, 44.
Under the decision adminstrators will have their salaries of 1,000 South Sudanese pounds (SSP) slashed to 500 SSP.
com)-- Glendale Lutheran School, now has a smartphone-tablet app that allows school adminstrators to communicate with parents directly on their phones and tablet devices sharing alerts, schedules, school news feeds, contact numbers and more.
They are part of a batch of 68 pubs across Britain that are being brought to market by specialist property adviser Christie and Co on behalf of Zolfo Cooper, adminstrators for the Bramwell Pub Company.
He said that must include information on what caused the administration, the company's financial position, what the adminstrators have done and what they propose to do - including how the administration should end.