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Определение на английском “government”

government

noun uk   /ˈɡʌv.ən.mənt/ /-əm-/ us    /-ɚn-/

government noun (GROUP)

B1 [C, + sing/pl verb] (written abbreviation govt) the group of people who officially control a country: the government of Israel The government is/are expected to announce its/their tax proposals today. The minister has announced that there will be no change in government policy. Senior government officials will be attending a meeting tomorrow. Theatre companies are very concerned about cuts in government grants to the arts. A government enquiry has been launched.

government noun (SYSTEM)

B2 [U] the system used for controlling a country, city, or group of people: The 1990s saw a shift to democratic government in Eastern Europe. What this state needs is really strong government. B2 [U] the activities involved in controlling a country, city, group of people, etc.: The party that was elected to power has no experience of government.UK The party was in government (= controlled the country) for four years in the 1960s. Her/His Majesty's Government the government of the UK
(Definition of government from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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