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What does "Government" mean?

Definition

(n.) Management of the limbs or body (n.) The act of governing; the exercise of authority; the administration of laws; control; direction; regulation; as, civil, church, or family government (n.) The body politic governed by one authority; a state; as, the governments of Europe (n.) The influence of a word in regard to construction, requiring that another word should be in a particular case (n.) The mode of governing; the system of polity in a state; the established form of law (n.) The person or persons authorized to administer the laws; the ruling power; the administration (n.) The right or power of governing; authority


Synonyms regime, politics, governance, authorities, political science, governing


Example: "He had considerable experience of government" Example: "Tyrannical government" Example: "The government reduced taxes"