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forvaltning

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public administration

noun

Definitions of public administration

(the public administration; the administration) the people whose job is to implement government policy

Food services and retail are expected to create employment while public administration and manufacturing shed jobs.

the implementation of government policy (=making plans and ideas developed under government policy start to work and to be used)

She is a professor at the University's department of politics and public administration.