Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “government”

See all translations

government

noun /ˈɡavəmənt/
the people who rule a country or state
gobierno
the British Government.
the way in which a country or state is ruled
gobierno
Democracy is one form of government.
the act or process of governing.
gobierno
governmental /ɡavnˈmentl/ adjective
gubernamental
governmental agencies.
governor noun in the United States, the head of a state
gobernador
the Governor of Ohio.
a member of the committee of people who govern a school, hospital etc
miembro del consejo, director
He is on the board of governors.
a person who governs a province or colony.
gobernador
governorship noun
gobierno, cargo de gobernador
(Definition of government from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “government” in Spanish

Definitions of “government” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

sail

When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water.

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More