interdepartmental


interdepartmental
a) Between departments; to do with the connection of departments.

I sent the memo to the accounting department via interdepartmental mail.

b) Involving multiple departments; multi-departmental.

The memo discussed a new interdepartmental project that would require resources from nearly every group.


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  • interdepartmental — UK US (also inter departmental) /ˌɪntəˌdiːpɑːtˈmentəl/ US  / ṱɚˌdiːpɑːrtˈmenţəl/ adjective WORKPLACE ► relating to or involving two or more departments: »An interdepartmental working group is producing a report on efficiency. »interdepartmental… …   Financial and business terms

  • interdepartmental — also inter departmental, 1861, from INTER (Cf. inter ) + DEPARTMENTAL (Cf. departmental) …   Etymology dictionary

  • interdepartmental — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to more than one department …   English terms dictionary

  • interdepartmental — [in΄tərdē΄pärt ment′ l] adj. between or among departments interdepartmentally adv …   English World dictionary

  • interdepartmental — interdepartmentally, adv. /in teuhr dee pahrt men tl, di pahrt /, adj. involving or existing between two or more departments: interdepartmental rivalry. [1890 95; INTER + DEPARTMENTAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • interdepartmental — in|ter|de|part|men|tal [ˌıntəˌdi:pa:tˈmentl US ˌıntərdıˌpa:rtˈmentl] adj [usually before noun] between or involving different departments of a company, government etc ▪ intense interdepartmental rivalry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • interdepartmental — adjective between or involving different departments of a company, government etc: intense interdepartmental rivalry …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • interdepartmental — in•ter•de•part•men•tal [[t]ˌɪn tərˌdi pɑrtˈmɛn tl, dɪ pɑrt [/t]] adj. involving or existing between two or more departments: interdepartmental rivalry[/ex] • Etymology: 1890–95 in ter•de part•men′tal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • interdepartmental — in|ter|de|part|men|tal [ ,ıntərdipart mentl ] adjective involving people from different departments within an organization or institution …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • interdepartmental — adj. between departments …   English contemporary dictionary