Meaning of “governance” in the English Dictionary

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"governance" in American English

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governancenoun [ U ]

us /ˈɡʌv·ər·nəns/

governance noun [ U ] (RULE)

the activity of governing something:

The Crow Indians have struggled to establish a new form of tribal governance.

(Definition of “governance” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"governance" in Business English

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governancenoun [ U ]

/ˈɡʌvənənts/ uk us

the way in which an organization is managed at the highest level, and the systems for doing this:

a company with a reputation for good governance
governance of sth We have tried to strengthen the position of shareholders in the governance of the corporation.
a governance structure/system/model
governance costs/practices/reform
global/public/political governance

(Definition of “governance” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)