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government

noun     /ˈɡʌvənmənt/
OFFICIAL GROUP [group]
B1 the group of people who officially control a country: The Government has cut taxes. a government departmentRuling and governingGovernment departments and organizationsSystems of government
SYSTEM [U]
B2 the method or process of governing a country: a new style of governmentRuling and governingSystems of government
governmental     /ˌɡʌvənˈmentəl/ adjective
relating to governmentRuling and governing
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