Some articles on department, departments:
... 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 ...
... 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 ... transforming to be more of a tourist attraction and a regular department store ...
... with state and local government officials, first responders, and federal executive departments and agencies, including the National Security Council, Department of Homeland Security ...
... Faculty of Agronomy Department of Plant Biology Department of Applied and Landscape Ecology Department of Agrosystems and Bioclimatology Department of Crop ...
... Ergun is a professor at Institute of Social Sciences English Language and Literature Department of Istanbul University ... BA from Bosphorus University English Language and Literature Department in 1978 ... in 1988 from İstanbul University Institute of Social Sciences English Language and Literature Department ...
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"
Famous quotes containing the word department:
“While the focus in the landscape of Old World cities was commonly government structures, churches, or the residences of rulers, the landscape and the skyline of American cities have boasted their hotels, department stores, office buildings, apartments, and skyscrapers. In this grandeur, Americans have expressed their Booster Pride, their hopes for visitors and new settlers, and customers, for thriving commerce and industry.”
—Daniel J. Boorstin (b. 1914)
“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 Worlds University, and even leaves Plutarch behind.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“In the great department store of life, baseball is the toy department.”
—Los Angeles Sportscaster. quoted in Independent Magazine (London, Sept. 28, 1991)