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Dept Definition

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Department may refer to:

  • Departmentalization, division of a larger organization into parts with specific responsibility
Government and military
  • Department (country subdivision), a geographical and administrative division within a country
    • Departments of Colombia, a grouping of municipalities
    • Departments of France, administrative divisions three levels below the national government
    • Departments of Peru, name given to the subdivisions of Peru until 2002
  • Department (United States Army), corps areas of the U.S. Army prior to World War I
  • Fire department, a public or private organization that provides emergency firefighting and rescue services
  • Police department, a body empowered by the state to enforce the law
  • Ministry (government department), a specialized division of a government
Other uses
  • Department (film), is a Bollywood film released in June 2012
  • Academic department, a division of a university or school faculty devoted to a particular academic discipline
  • Department head, a management position
  • Department store, a retail store that includes many specialized departments such as clothing or household items

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