What is department?

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

Some articles on departments, department:

Bureau Of Industry And Security - Shifting Global Priorities
... local government officials, first responders, and federal executive departments and agencies, including the National Security Council, Department of Homeland Security, 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 al.) ... The United States Department of the Interior is not responsible for local government or for civil administration except in the cases of Indian reservations, through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, as well as those ...
Mendel University Brno - Faculties
... Faculty of Agronomy Department of Plant Biology Department of Applied and Landscape Ecology Department of Agrosystems and Bioclimatology Department ...
Zeynep Ergun
... Institute of Social Sciences English Language and Literature Department of Istanbul University ... her BA from Bosphorus University English Language and Literature Department in 1978 ... Sciences English Language and Literature Department ...
Veljekset Keskinen
... Veljekset Keskinen (Keskinen Brothers) is a large department store situated in Tuuri, Töysä, Finland ... business to be the second biggest department store in Finland ... been transforming to be more of a tourist attraction and a regular department store ...

More definitions of "department":

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

Famous quotes containing the word department:

    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)

    The African race evidently are made to excel in that department which lies between the sensuousness and the intellectual—what we call the elegant arts. These require rich and abundant animal nature, such as they possess; and if ever they become highly civilised, they will excel in music, dancing and elocution.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896)

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