What is the difference between administration and circuit?

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As nouns the difference between administration and circuit

is that administration is (uncountable) the act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction while circuit is the act of moving or revolving around, or as in a circle or orbit; a revolution; as, the periodical circuit of the earth around the sun.

As a verb circuit is

(obsolete) to move in a circle; to go round; to circulate.

administration

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (uncountable) The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction.
  • (countable) A body that administers; the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are entrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain.
  • Successive US administrations have had similar Middle East policies.
  • (uncountable) The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation.
  • ''the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.
  • (uncountable, business) Management.
  • (uncountable, legal, UK) An arrangement whereby an insolvent company can continue trading under supervision.
  • The company went into voluntary administration last week.

    Synonyms

    * supervision, conduct, management, regulation, organization, governing

    References

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    circuit

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of moving or revolving around, or as in a circle or orbit; a revolution; as, the periodical circuit of the earth around the sun.
  • The circumference of, or distance around, any space; the measure of a line around an area.
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  • That which encircles anything, as a ring or crown.
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  • The space enclosed within a circle, or within limits.
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  • (electricity) Enclosed path of an electric current, usually designed for a certain function.
  • A regular or appointed journeying from place to place in the exercise of one's calling, as of a judge, or a preacher.
  • (legal) A certain division of a state or country, established by law for a judge or judges to visit, for the administration of justice.
  • (legal)
  • (Methodist Church) A district in which an itinerant preacher labors.
  • By analogy to the proceeding three, a set of theaters among which the same acts circulate; especially common in the heyday of vaudeville.
  • (obsolete) circumlocution
  • * Huloet
  • Thou hast used no circuit of words.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To move in a circle; to go round; to circulate.
  • (obsolete) To travel around.
  • Having circuited the air.
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