[guhv-ern-muh n-teez, -tees, -er-muh n-] /ˌgʌv ərn mənˈtiz, -ˈtis, -ər mən-/
complicated or obscurantist language thought to be characteristic of bureaucratic statements; officialese.
noun 1. the official residence of a colonial governor, as in a British Commonwealth country. noun 1. the official residence of a representative of the British Crown (such as a Canadian Lieutenant-Governor or an Australian Governor General) in a state or province that recognizes the British sovereign as Head of the Commonwealth
[guhv-ern-muh nt-in-eg-zahyl, -ek-sahyl, -er-muh nt-] /ˈgʌv ərn mənt ɪnˈɛg zaɪl, -ˈɛk saɪl, -ər mənt-/ noun 1. a government temporarily moved to or formed in a foreign land by exiles who hope to establish that government in their native country after its liberation.
noun 1. (often initial capital letter) issued or supplied by the government or one of its agencies. adjective 1. supplied by a government or government agency
- Government man
noun 1. (Austral) (in the 19th century) a convict