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English definition of “governing”

governing

adjective [before noun] (RULING)    /ˈɡʌv.ən.ɪŋ/ US  /-ɚ.nɪŋ/
having the power to govern a country or an organization : the governing body of the school Ruling and governing
(Definition of governing adjective (RULING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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