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noun 
  1. the body with the power to make and/or enforce laws for a country, land area, people, or organization.
  2. a group of people who hold a monopoly on the legitimate use of force in a given territory.
  3. the state and its administration viewed as the ruling political power.
  4. the management or control of a system.
  5. the tenure of a chief of state.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: regering(nl)
  • French: gouvernement(fr)m
  • German: Regierung(de)f
  • Italian: governo(it)m
  • Spanish: gobierno(es)m
Etymology: From Latinised Greek gubernatio "management, government", from Ancient Greek , (kybernismos, kybernesis) "steering, pilotage, guiding", from (kybernao) "to steer, to drive, to guide, to act as a pilot" + -ment.


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