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government

noun /ˈɡavəmənt/
the people who rule a country or state
die Regierung
the British Government.
the way in which a country or state is ruled
die Regierungsform
Democracy is one form of government.
the act or process of governing.
die Regierung
governmental /ɡavnˈmentl/ adjective
Regierungs-…
governor noun in the United States, the head of a state
der Gouverneur
the Governor of Ohio.
a member of the committee of people who govern a school, hospital etc
der Vorstand
He is on the board of governors.
a person who governs a province or colony.
der Gouverneur
governorship noun
das Gouverneursamt
(Definition of government from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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