Definition of Government. Meaning of Government. Synonyms of Government

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Definition of Government

Government
Government Gov"ern*ment, n. [F. gouvernement. See Govern.] 1. The act of governing; the exercise of authority; the administration of laws; control; direction; regulation; as, civil, church, or family government. 2. The mode of governing; the system of polity in a state; the established form of law. That free government which we have so dearly purchased, free commonwealth. --Milton. 3. The right or power of governing; authority. I here resign my government to thee. --Shak. 4. The person or persons authorized to administer the laws; the ruling power; the administration. When we, in England, speak of the government, we generally understand the ministers of the crown for the time being. --Mozley & W. 5. The body politic governed by one authority; a state; as, the governments of Europe. 6. Management of the limbs or body. --Shak. 7. (Gram.) The influence of a word in regard to construction, requiring that another word should be in a particular case.

Meaning of Government from wikipedia

- A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally a state. In the case of its broad ****ociative definition, government...
- The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a federal republic in North America...
- The Government of India (ISO: Bhārat Sarkār), often abbreviated as GoI, is the union government created by the constitution of India as the legislative...
- The Government of Maharashtra is the government for the state of Maharashtra, India. It is an democratically elected government with 288 MLAs elected...
- The Australian Government, also known as the Commonwealth Government, is the national government of Australia, a federal parliamentary constitutional...
- A coalition government is a form of government in which political parties cooperate to form a government. The usual reason for such an arrangement is that...
- The executive is the branch of government exercising authority in and holding responsibility for the governance of a state. The executive executes and...
- A state government is the government of a country subdivision in a federal form of government, which shares political power with the federal or national...
- Governmentality is a concept first developed by the French philosopher Michel Foucault in the later years of his life, roughly between 1977 and his death...
- The Government of the United Kingdom, domestically referred to as Her Majesty's Government, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain...
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