Synonyms of department


1. department, section, division

usage: a specialized division of a large organization; "you'll find it in the hardware department"; "she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury"

2. department, administrative district, administrative division, territorial division

usage: the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)

3. department, sector, sphere

usage: a specialized sphere of knowledge; "baking is not my department"; "his work established a new department of literature"

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