Synonyms of department in English:


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1‘Percy worked in the public health department’

division, section, sector, subsection, subdivision, unit, branch, arm, wing, segment, compartment
office, bureau, agency, ministry

2‘the turnout was low in rural departments’

district, administrative district, canton, province, territory, state, county, shire, parish
region, area, zone, sector, division
archaic demesne

3‘don't ask me about the food—that's Kay's department’

domain, territory, realm, province, preserve, jurisdiction, sphere, sphere of activity, area, area of interest, field, line, speciality, specialism
area of responsibility, responsibility, duty, function, business, affair, charge, task, occupation, job, concern
informal pigeon, baby, bag, thing, bailiwick, turf