central governmentnoun [ U ]uk /ˌsen.trəl ˈɡʌv.ən.mənt/ us /ˌsen.trəl ˈɡʌv.ɚn.mənt/
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- It is evident that a central government acquires immense power when united to administrative centralization.
- It was thought by many that there should be some powerful central government to control all the States.
- The central government exempted the Roman citizen who settled in a provincial town from the local taxes.
- The central government is to bear twenty-five percent of the cost of equipment and lend another twenty-five percent to start the enterprise.
- They are divided into several independent bands, united under no central government, and acknowledge no common head.