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Definition of Admin

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manager, administration of a business, administration of a company; one who manages a computer system, system administrator
serve as an administrator for, serve as the administrator of
Admin Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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system administrator

Admin Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Admin Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
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/ad-min'/ n. Short for `administrator'; very commonly used in speech or on-line to refer to the systems person in charge on a computer. Common constructions on this include `sysadmin' and `site admin' (emphasizing the administrator's role as a site contact for email and news) or `newsadmin' (focusing specifically on news). Compare postmaster, sysop, system mangler.
Admin Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Administrator (sometimes abbreviated admin) may refer to:
  • Administrator (business), a person responsible for the performance or management of administrative business operations
  • Administrator of the Government, in various Commonwealth realms and territories
    • Administrator (Australia), for use of this title in Australia
  • In the independent agencies of the United States government, the highest executive officer in an independent agency whose name ends with the word "administration"
  • Administrator (law), a person appointed by a court to handle the administration of an estate for someone who has died without a will
  • Administration (law), a procedure under the insolvency laws of a number of common law jurisdictions
  • Academic administration, administration of a school
  • Administrator (role), one of the roles in the Keirsey Temperament Sorter personality assessment scheme
  • Administrator (comics), a fictional character in the Marvel Universe
  • Administr@tor, an education magazine published by Scholastic
  • Arts administrator, responsible for the business end of an arts organization
  • Administrator, a practitioner of public administration
  • Administrators (Wikipedia)

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A sysop (; an abbreviation of system operator) is an administrator of a multi-user computer system, such as a bulletin board system (BBS) or an online service virtual community. It may also be used to refer to administrators of other Internet-based network services.

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