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government

gov·ern·ment

government

 
 
pronunciation:
guh vrn mnt [or] guh vr mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the direction and control exercised politically over people living in a community, state, or nation.
synonyms:
administration, governance, management
similar words:
charge, command, control, oversight, reign, rule, state
definition 2: the authorized body or organization that exercises this direction and control, or the individuals that comprise it.
synonyms:
administration, authorities, establishment
antonyms:
anarchy
similar words:
Big Brother, congress, diet, legislature, parliament, power, power structure, presidency, senate, Uncle Sam
definition 3: the specific system by which a community, state, or nation is governed.
similar words:
democracy, monarchy, regime, republic, system
definition 4: control and restraint.
synonyms:
control, restraint
antonyms:
anarchy
similar words:
command, constraint, discipline, inhibition, mastery, suppression
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derivations: governmental (adj.), governmentally (adv.)
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representation of the government
some government places
some heads of governments
some kinds of governments
some kinds of governments decisions
some parts of governments
some people associated with governmental
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