- 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. 2014.
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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 — adjective 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 … Wiktionary
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 [ ,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