department · noun C /dɪˈpɑrt.mənt/Full view
A2 a part of an organization such as a school, business or government which deals with a particular area of study or work
Dictionary examples:

the African Studies department/the department of African Studies

The sales department is having a Christmas party this week.

the Department of Health and Human Services

Learner example:

Then we went down to [the] Design and Technology department and [the] English department. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Chinese)

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