the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies, and states; direction of the affairs of a state, community, etc.; political administration:
Government is necessary to the existence of civilized society.
the form or system of rule by which a state, community, etc., is governed:
monarchical government; episcopal government.
the governing body of persons in a state, community, etc.; administration.
a branch or service of the supreme authority of a state or nation, taken as representing the whole:
a dam built by the government.
the particular group of persons forming the cabinet at any given time:
The prime minister has formed a new government.
the parliament along with the cabinet:
The government has fallen.
direction; control; management; rule:
the government of one’s conduct.
a district governed; province.
Grammar. the extablished usage that requires that one word in a sentence should cause another to be of a particular form:
the government of the verb by its subject.
the exercise of political authority over the actions, affairs, etc, of a political unit, people, etc, as well as the performance of certain functions for this unit or body; the action of governing; political rule and administration
the system or form by which a community, etc, is ruled: tyrannical government
the executive policy-making body of a political unit, community, etc; ministry or administration: yesterday we got a new government
(capital when of a specific country): the British Government
the state and its administration: blame it on the government
(as modifier): a government agency
(grammar) the determination of the form of one word by another word
noun 1. the executive head of a state in the U.S. 2. a person charged with the direction or control of an institution, society, etc.: the governors of a bank; the governor of a prison. 3. Also called governor general. the representative of the crown, as in the Commonwealth of Nations. 4. a ruler or […]
[uhn-der-graj-oo-it, -eyt] /ˌʌn dərˈgrædʒ u ɪt, -ˌeɪt/ noun 1. a student in a university or college who has not received a first, especially a bachelor’s, degree. adjective 2. having the standing of an undergraduate. 3. of, for, pertaining to, or characteristic of undergraduates. undergraduate /ˌʌndəˈɡrædjʊɪt/ noun 1. a person studying in a university for a […]
noun 1. any plant of the family Gramineae, having jointed stems, sheathing leaves, and seedlike grains. Compare grass family. 2. such plants collectively, as when cultivated in lawns or used as pasture for grazing animals or cut and dried as hay. 3. the grass-covered ground. 4. pasture: Half the farm is grass. 5. Slang. marijuana. […]
noun 1. a low, mournful sound uttered in pain or grief: the groans of dying soldiers. 2. a deep, inarticulate sound uttered in derision, disapproval, desire, etc. 3. a deep grating or creaking sound due to a sudden or continued overburdening, as with a great weight: We heard the groan of the ropes as the […]