Administrator. Also used to describe one who knows nothing about her job and ends up doing it poorly.

Slim: Grrr. Who chose these workstations anyway? And why this software? Bob: Oh, that'd be the admin.

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  • admin — ad‧min [ˈædmɪn] noun [uncountable] especially BrE informal the activities involved with managing or organizing the work of a company, organization etc; = ADMINISTRATION: • She works in admin. * * * admin UK US /ˈædmɪn/ noun [U] WORKPLACE …   Financial and business terms

  • admin — ►ADMIN►UNIX ● 1. /ad min/ n. m. Abréviation courante d administrateur, la personne qui gère le système d exploitation d un ordinateur ou un système informatique. On rencontre aussi sysadmin, site admin , si la personne se charge d un Site sur un… …   Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • Admin — may also be:*Administrator *Administrative Court (England and Wales) …   Wikipedia

  • admin. — admin. (administrator) n. manager, director; one who manages a computer system (Computers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • admin — n. colloq. administration. Etymology: abbr. * * * admin [ˈædmɪn] [ˈædmɪn] noun uncountable (BrE …   Useful english dictionary

  • admin — [[t]æ̱dmɪn[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N n Admin is the activity or process of organizing an institution or organization. [INFORMAL] I have two assistants who help with the admin. ...the prison s admin staff. Syn: administration …   English dictionary

  • admin — 1. noun /ˈædˌmɪn/ a) A person who has specific controls to a forum/website/etc. that allows them to control the forum/website/etc. The admin changed the forum settings to make more users happier. b) A person who controls specific network. Our… …   Wiktionary

  • admin — ad|min [ˈædmın] n [U] informal [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: administration] ↑administration ▪ an admin assistant ▪ She works in admin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Admin — Administrator (umgsprl. auch kurz Admin) (von lateinisch administrare: „verwalten“) steht in der Informationstechnik für: Administrator (Rolle), in Computersystemen ein Benutzer mit erweiterten Rechten Systemadministrator, als IT Beruf eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Admin — Systemadministrator; Superuser; Administrator; Operator; Systembetreuer; Sysop; Systemoperator; Sysadmin; Root User * * * Admin   [Abk. für Administrator], häufig verwendeter …   Universal-Lexikon

  • admin — ad|min1 [ ædmın ] noun uncount MAINLY BRITISH INFORMAL the ADMINISTRATION of a company, organization, etc. admin ad|min 2 [ ædmın ] adjective INFORMAL ADMINISTRATIVE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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