government

(noun) “The body with the power to make and/or enforce law to control a country, land area, people or organization” (Wiktionary n.d.).

Audio Pronunciation: (gov·ern·ment)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: governments
  • A government (verb) governs through (adjective) governmental mechanisms.

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References

Wiktionary. n.d. “government.” Retrieved October 19, 2013 (http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/government).

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