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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Not related to a discrete branch of instruction or study in school; Across many disciplines rather than attached to any specific one.

Usage examples (5)
  • Noun : the sanitation department. ,the personnel department. ,the sportswear department. ,the English department. ,judicial departments....
  • Management Agency, nondepartmental witnesses by United States.
  • Three interrelated developments stand out: First, the number of nondepartmental bodies “at the margin of the state” has grown.
  • It also has responsibility for a large number of nondepartmental agencies such as the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission and the Health for more
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