Administration vs Production - What's the difference?

administration | production |

As nouns the difference between administration and production

is that administration is administration while production is the act of producing, making or creating something.



  • (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.


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


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    (en noun)
  • The act of producing, making or creating something.
  • The widget making machine is being used for production now.
  • The act of bringing something forward, out etc. for use or consideration.
  • * 1910 , , "The Lost Sanjak", Reginald in Russia :
  • I tramped to a neighbouring market-town, and, late as the hour was, the production of a few shillings procured me supper and a night's lodging in a cheap coffee-house.
  • the act of being produced
  • The widgets are coming out of production now.
  • the total amount produced
  • They hope to increase spaghetti production next year.
  • the presentation of a theatrical work
  • We went to a production of Hamlet.
  • an occasion or activity made more complicated than necessary
  • He made a simple meal into a huge production .
  • that which is manufactured or is ready for manufacturing in volume (as opposed to a prototype or conceptual model)
  • This is the final production model.
  • The act of lengthening out or prolonging.
  • Derived terms

    * production line