governing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"governing" in British English

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governingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈɡʌv.ən.ɪŋ/  us   /-ɚ.nɪŋ/

governing adjective [before noun] (RULING)

having the ​power to ​govern a ​country or an ​organization: the governing body of the ​school

governing adjective [before noun] (INFLUENCING)

having a ​controllinginfluence on something: a governing principle/​factor
(Definition of governing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"governing" in Business English

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governingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈɡʌvənɪŋ/ GOVERNMENT
the ​management or ​control of the ​activities of a particular country, ​region, or ​organization: a governing ​board/​coalition/​council/​party
(Definition of governing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “governing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 统治, 统治的, 管理的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 統治, 統治的, 管理的…
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