Some articles on departments, department:
... government officials, first responders, and federal executive departments and agencies, including the National Security Council, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Department of ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
... Veljekset Keskinen (Keskinen Brothers) is a large department store situated in Tuuri, Töysä, Finland ... The store has grown from a small family business to be the second biggest department store in Finland ... more of a tourist attraction and a regular department store ...
... Social Sciences English Language and Literature Department of Istanbul University ... BA from Bosphorus University English Language and Literature Department in 1978 ... University Institute of Social Sciences English Language and Literature Department ...
... Faculty of Agronomy Department of Plant Biology Department of Applied and Landscape Ecology Department of Agrosystems and Bioclimatology Department of Crop Science, Plant Breeding and ...
More definitions of "department":
- (noun): The territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France).
- (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:
“The African race evidently are made to excel in that department which lies between the sensuousness and the intellectualwhat 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 (18111896)
“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)
“I believe in women; and in their right to their own best possibilities in every department of life. I believe that the methods of dress practiced among women are a marked hindrance to the realization of these possibilities, and should be scorned or persuaded out of society.”
—Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (18441911)