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English definition of “government”

government

noun
 
/ˈɡʌv·ərn·mənt, ˈɡʌv·ər·mənt/
B1 the group of people who officially control a country: The government has cut taxes.
[no plural] the method or process of governing a country: The country has returned to democratic government.
(Definition of government from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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