1 district, division, province, region, sector
2 branch, bureau, division, office, section, station, subdivision, unit
3 area, domain, function, line, province, realm, responsibility, speciality, sphere
Diccionario de inglés sinónimos
department ( departments plural )
1 n-count A department is one of the sections in an organization such as a government, business, or university. A department is also one of the sections in a large shop.
usu with supp
...the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare..., He moved to the sales department., ...the jewelry department.
2 If you say that a task or area of knowledge is not your department, you mean that you are not responsible for it or do not know much about it.
not be sb's department phrase V inflects `I'm afraid the name means nothing to me,' he said. `That's not my department.'
department store ( department stores plural ) A department store is a large shop which sells many different kinds of goods. n-count
fire department ( fire departments plural ) Thefire department is an organization which has the job of putting out fires.
(AM) n-count-coll usu the N
in BRIT, use fire service
In the United States, the State Department is the government department that is concerned with foreign affairs. n-proper the N
Officials at the State Department say the issue is urgent., ...a senior State Department official.
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