HyperDic: government_department

English > 1 sense of the expression government department:
NOUNgroupgovernment departmenta department of government
English > government department: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA department of government.
Member ofgovernment, authorities, regimeThe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
PartsinstrumentalityA subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose
NarrowerSpecial BranchA government police department dealing with political security
State DepartmentA department of government in one of the 50 states
admiraltyThe department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
federal department, federal office, department of the federal governmentA department of the federal government of the United States
local department, department of local governmentA permanent department created to perform the work of a local government
ministryA government department under the direction of a minister
treasuryThe government department responsible / responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues
Broaderdepartment, sectionA specialized division of a large / large / large organization
Spanishdepartamento gubernamental
Catalandepartament governamental

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