Definitions for "Department"
A part, portion, or subdivision.
Subdivision of business or official duty; especially, one of the principal divisions of executive government; as, the treasury department; the war department; also, in a university, one of the divisions of instruction; as, the medical department; the department of physics.
A territorial division; a district; esp., in France, one of the districts composed of several arrondissements into which the country is divided for governmental purposes; as, the Department of the Loire.
The highest level of the catalogue hierarchy, giving information about the government department of origin etc. Formerly known as lettercode or group. For example: Ministry of Health, War Office, Treasury.
The generic term for the departments of the Public Service, as listed in the First Schedule of the State Sector Act 1988 (whether their names may be 'Ministry', 'Department', 'Office' or other specific name).
An organisation that is part of the Crown (e.g. Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Department of Labour).
The Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs This is the Commonwealth agency responsible for implementing Australia's immigration laws and policies.
Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA).
Keywords:  minist, gsp, cabinet, labour, spending
A cabinet minister's area of responsibility, or portfolio, including the people who work for it. Examples are the Department of Health and Department of Labour.
A cabinet minister's primary delivery entity for which most spending most be voted by the Legislative Assembly.
(ministère) - any federal institution subject to the Government Security Policy (GSP)
Florida Department of Corrections. The department is an executive branch agency, divided into five regions, with more than 28,000 employees and a FY 2000-2001 budget of $1.7 billion. The department is responsible for the custody, care, and treatment of almost 200,000 offenders who are either in state correctional facilities or under community supervision.
The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Tallahassee, Florida.
A group of Camps (or Auxiliaries, Corps, Tents or Circles) generally within one or more states which meets annually in Department Encampment. Departments are chartered by the Commander-in-Chief.
Department, is a term used, by the U.S. Army, mostly prior to World War I. In 1920, most of the departments were redesignated as corps areas.
Curriculum areas which share a common reason for existence are grouped together to form a department. Some are made up of only one discipline, e.g. Art, Biology, Nursing, and some more than one, e.g. Economics and Business.
A group of courses under the same subject area (for example Biology or Economics), led by a Head of Department.
A distinct course of life, action, study, or the like; appointed sphere or walk; province.
a specialized sphere of knowledge; "baking is not my department"; "his work established a new department of literature"
a sphere, formed by chance over time
a group of workers organized around a common goal
A list of users and groups who are treated alike in the functional and override scheduling policies of the grid engine system. Users and groups can belong to only one department.
In merchandising, Department refers to a group of merchandise classes, e.g. Fine Fragrance. Department can also refer to administrative departments, i.e. Finance, Human Resources, etc.
a kind of organization
a part of a larger organization with a specific responsibility
The ChartField that represents the financial management view of an organization, similar to the FLAIR organization code. FSU will use a six digit number.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Keywords:  bakery, grocery, category, meat, retail
An area in a retail store designated for a category of products, such as, grocery, meat, produce, bakery, among others.
a category you create to organize and and track your transactions
a product category
Act of departing; departure.
The departments that comprise the Public Service are listed in the First Schedule to the State Sector Act. In addition to those departments, the Public Finance Act includes the New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Police, Office of the Clerk, Parliamentary Counsel Office, Parliamentary Service, and New Zealand Security Intelligence Service. The latter six departments are also referred to as "Non-State Sector Act departments" or "Non-Public Service departments".
means a body established or deemed to have been established under the Public Sector Management Act 1994.
The function or the several functions/programs and activities which are assigned to a principal who reports to a dean, assistant/associate vice-president, vice-president or president.
An executive branch organization whose secretary is a member of the President's cabinet.
Keywords:  subtopic, faq, categorized, tied, topic
The highest level of classification within the FAQ system. Questions are categorized first by department. Inside departments, questions are categorized by the topic and subtopic levels. Each question is tied to at least one department, topic and possibly subtopic.
A unit within an educational institution that is responsible for a particular field of study.
The Massachusetts Department of Education.
An organization within the executive branch of government responsible for carrying out state policies. | The legislators asked a representative from the Department of Education to attend the meeting. [ Lesson 8
On a Naval Ship or shore activity, a Department is a section devoted to one of several major tasks. Most Ships have Operations, Engineering, Deck or Weapons, and Medical Departments. Aircraft Carriers and some large landing vessels have an Aviation, while cargo ships have one for that purpose.
Keywords:  urban, gnma, hud, administers, fha
of Housing and Urban Development See HUD.
of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) The U.S. government agency that administers FHA, GNMA and other housing programs.
The Department of Transport and Regional Services (DOTARS).
The Department of Transportation, State of Ohio.
Keywords:  caltrans, guide, purposes, refers
For the purposes of this guide, Department refers to Caltrans.
The name of the department that the traveler was associated with at the time of making the purchase. Travelers are not tied to a department — departmental information is selected on the billing and delivery page at the time of purchase. If no department codes are set up, then all travelers will be mapped to an "unassigned" group.
Keywords:  courtroom, says, notice, trial, sends
Each department is in a different courtroom. The court sends you a notice of trial that says what department your case is in.
Keywords:  stringent, training, program
a stringent training program
Department refers to "departments and equivalent bodies" as defined by Senate. A student's "programme department" is the department offering the programme in which the student is enrolled.
Each School has a number of Departments which contain the major subjects you will study. Each Department has its own Head of Department whom you should refer to for programme issues.
Keywords:  factory, little
a little factory in itself
Keywords:  defense
The Department of Defense.
The department store has stimulated sales, by issuing discount coupons.
Entity to which subscribers and services can be assigned.
An entity, such as the Department of Human Services, that coordinates services in a particular area.
Keywords:  labor, industries
The Department of Labor and Industries.
Keywords:  island, company, your
an island within your company
Keywords:  shifts, employees, set
a set of shifts and a set of employees
Keywords:  few, things, care, government, related
A small part of the government that takes care of a few related things.
Keywords:  logical, support, area, system
a logical area of a support system
Keywords:  social, health, services
The Department of Social and Health Services.
An entity defined for reporting purposes.
Keywords:  participant, active, process
an active participant in the process
Keywords:  multiple, company
company can have multiple departments.
Keywords:  family, community, services
The Department of Family and Community Services
Keywords:  see
See Using Department.