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"governance" in British English

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governancenoun [U]

uk   /ˈɡʌv.ən.ənts/  us   /ˈɡʌv.ɚ.nənts/
the way that ​organizations or ​countries are ​managed at the ​highestlevel, and the ​systems for doing this: We ​aim to ​promote and ​maintain the ​higheststandards of ​directorship and corporate governance.
(Definition of governance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"governance" in American English

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governancenoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡʌv·ər·nəns/

governance noun [U] (RULE)

the ​activity of ​governing something: The ​CrowIndians 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]

uk   us   /ˈɡʌvənənts/
the way in which an ​organization is ​managed at the ​highestlevel, and the ​systems for doing this: a ​company with a ​reputation for good governancegovernance 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)
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