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A distinct course of life, action, study, or the like.
A specified aspect or quality.
''The 2012 Boston Marathon was outstanding in the temperature department; runners endured temperatures of no less than 88 degrees Fahrenheit.''
A subdivision of an organization.
One of the principal divisions of executive government
''the Treasury Department''; ''the Department of Agriculture''; ''police department''
One of the divisions of instructions
''the physics department''; ''the gender studies department''
A territorial division; a district; especially, in France, one of the districts into which the country is divided for governmental purposes, similar to a county in the UK and in the USA. France is composed of 101 départements organized in 18 régions, each department is divided into arrondissements, in turn divided into cantons.
2002, (w), ''The Great Nation: France from Louis XV to the 1715-99'', Penguin 2003, p. 427:
- The departments were the bricks from which the edifice of the nation was to be constructed.
A military subdivision of a country
Act of departing; departure.
(RQ:Wotton The Elements of Architectur)
- sudden departments'' from one extreame to another