Definition of government:

part of speech: noun

A ruling or managing: control: system of governing: the persons authorized to administer the laws: the territory over which sovereign power extends: ( gram.) the power of one word in determining the form of another.

part of speech: noun

Management; control; system of governing; persons who administer the laws.

part of speech: adjective

Of or pursued by government.

part of speech: noun

The act of administering or ruling; administration of public affairs; as, rightecus government; established state or legal authority; self- control.

part of speech: adjective


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