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government

noun /ˈɡavəmənt/
the people who rule a country or state
gouvernement
the British Government.
the way in which a country or state is ruled
gouvernement
Democracy is one form of government.
the act or process of governing. governmental /ɡavnˈmentl/ adjective
gouvernemental
governor noun in the United States, the head of a state
gouverneur/-eure
the Governor of Ohio.
a member of the committee of people who govern a school, hospital etc
administrateur/-trice
He is on the board of governors.
a person who governs a province or colony.
gouverneur/-eure
governorship noun
fonctions de gouverneur
Translations of “government”
in Korean 정부, 체제…
in Arabic حُكومة…
in Italian governo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 團體, 政府, 內閣…
in Russian правительство, управление, форма правления…
in Turkish hükümet, yönetme, yönetim…
in Polish rząd, rządy…
in Spanish gobierno…
in Portuguese governo…
in German die Regierung, die Regierungsform…
in Catalan govern…
in Japanese 政府, 政治体制…
in Chinese (Simplified) 团体, 政府, 内阁…
(Definition of government from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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