部门，部; 系，学部; 知识范围; 车间
She was the only woman in Shell's legal department.
Officials at the State Department say the issue is urgent.
She appears nightly on the television news, speaking for the State Department.
The message from the Department of Health is unequivocal.
But last year the Department of Energy canceled BTev.
This position is assigned to the Department of Biotechnology.
The Ministry of Education is a government department in charge of schools.
There are some junior members of the staff in our department.
Our department has engaged a foreign teacher as phonetic adviser.
A department is one of the sections in an organization such as a government, business, or university. A department is also one of the sections in a large shop.
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...the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare...
He moved to the sales department.
...the geography department of Moscow University.
...the jewelry department.
If you say that a task or area of knowledge is not your department, you mean that you are not responsible for it or do not know much about it.
'I'm afraid the name means nothing to me,' he said. 'That's not my department.'
部, 部门, 系
1. a specialized division of a large organization;
- " "you'll find it in the hardware department" "
- " "she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury" "
2. the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)
3. a specialized sphere of knowledge;
- " "baking is not my department" "
- " "his work established a new department of literature" "
词根: part =part/divide,表示"部分,分开"
impartible 不可给予的, [律][土地,产业等]不能分割的
part 部分, 局部
party 党, 政党, 随行人员
late Middle English: from Old French departement, from departir (see depart). The original sense was 'division or distribution', later 'separation', hence 'a separate part' (core sense, mid 18th cent.)