What is department?

  • (noun): The territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France).
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on department, departments:

Zeynep Ergun
... of Social Sciences English Language and Literature Department of Istanbul University ... from Bosphorus University English Language and Literature Department in 1978 ... from İstanbul University Institute of Social Sciences English Language and Literature Department ...
United States Territory - Territory of The United States - United States Department of The Interior
... The United States Department of the Interior is charged with managing federal affairs within U.S ... The Interior Department has a wide range of responsibilities (which include the regulation of territorial governments and the basic stewardship for public lands, et ... The United States Department of the Interior is not responsible for local government or for civil administration except in the cases of Indian ...
Veljekset Keskinen
... Veljekset Keskinen (Keskinen Brothers) is a large department store situated in Tuuri, Töysä, Finland ... has grown from a small family business to be the second biggest department store in Finland ... to be more of a tourist attraction and a regular department store ...
Bureau Of Industry And Security - Shifting Global Priorities
... with state and local government officials, first responders, and federal executive departments and agencies, including the National Security Council, Department of ...
Mendel University Brno - Faculties
... Faculty of Agronomy Department of Plant Biology Department of Applied and Landscape Ecology Department of Agrosystems and Bioclimatology Department of Crop Science, Plant ...

More definitions of "department":

  • (noun): A specialized sphere of knowledge.
    Example: "Baking is not my department"; "his work established a new department of literature"
  • (noun): A specialized division of a large organization.
    Example: "You'll find it in the hardware department"
    Synonyms: section

Famous quotes containing the word department:

    All his works might well enough be embraced under the title of one of them, a good specimen brick, “On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History.” Of this department he is the Chief Professor in the World’s University, and even leaves Plutarch behind.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it.
    Tennessee Williams (1914–1983)

    In the great department store of life, baseball is the toy department.
    —Los Angeles Sportscaster. quoted in Independent Magazine (London, Sept. 28, 1991)