Translation of "government" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈɡʌv.ən.mənt/ /ˈɡʌv.əm.mənt/ us /ˈɡʌv.ɚn.mənt/

government noun (GROUP)

B1 [ C, + sing/pl verb ] written abbreviation govt the group of people who officially control a country

the government of Israel 以色列政府
The government is/are expected to announce its/their tax proposals today. 预计今天政府会公布其税收计划。
The minister has announced that there will be no change in government policy. 部长宣布政府政策将不会有任何改变。
Senior government officials will be attending a meeting tomorrow. 政府高级官员们明天将参加一个会议。
Theatre companies are very concerned about cuts in government grants to the arts. 政府削减艺术拨款,各戏剧演出公司对此非常担心。
A government enquiry has been launched. 政府调查已经启动。

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government noun (SYSTEM)

B2 [ U ] the system used for controlling a country, city, or group of people

The 1990s saw a shift to democratic government in Eastern Europe. 20世纪90年代东欧国家纷纷向民主体制转轨。
What this state needs is really strong government. 这个国家需要的是一个健全有力的政体。

B2 [ U ] the activities involved in controlling a country, city, group of people, etc.

The party that was elected to power has no experience of government. 当选上台的这个政党没有执政经验。
UK The party was in government (= controlled the country) for four years in the 1960s. 这个政党在20世纪60年代曾执政4年。
Her/His Majesty's Government

the government of the UK


(Translation of “government” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)