English noun: department
|1.||department (group) a specialized division of a large organization|
|Samples||You'll find it in the hardware department.|
She got a job in the historical section of the Treasury.
|Narrower (hyponym)||academic department, business department, government department, payroll, payroll department, personnel, personnel department, personnel office, security, security department, staff office|
|2.||department (location) the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)|
|Broader (hypernym)||administrative district, administrative division, territorial division|
|Member meronym||country, land, state|
|Domain region||France, French Republic|
|3.||department (cognition) a specialized sphere of knowledge|
|Samples||Baking is not my department.|
His work established a new department of literature.
|Broader (hypernym)||sector, sphere|