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"governmental" in British English

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uk   /ˌɡʌv.ənˈmen.təl/ /-əˈmen-/  us   /-ɚnˈmen.t̬əl/
belonging or ​relating to ​government or the ​government: We ​await a governmental ​decision about the ​future of the ​programme.
(Definition of governmental from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"governmental" in Business English

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governmentaladjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌɡʌvənˈmentəl/ GOVERNMENT
relating to ​government: Elected ​officials and governmental ​employees are ​required to complete ​ethicseducation.governmental measures/policies/regulations Brazil has set the ​standard for governmental ​healthpolicies in the early 21st century. governmental ​agencies/bodies/​organizations
(Definition of governmental from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “governmental”
in Chinese (Simplified) 政府的,和政府有关的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 政府的,和政府有關的…
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