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, often a state. A government is like a clan with the purpose to govern...
- 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, formally referred to as Her Majesty's Government, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain...
- state and head of government. In a parliamentary system, a cabinet minister responsible to the legislature is the head of government, while the head of...
- The Government of India (IAST: Bhārata Sarakāra), often abbreviated as GoI, is the union government created by the constitution of India as the legislative...
- The Federal Government of the United States (U.S. Federal Government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North...
- A majority government is a government formed by a governing party that has an absolute majority of seats in the legislature or parliament in a parliamentary...
- The Government of Karnataka is a democratically elected body with the governor as the constitutional head. The governor who is appointed for five years...
- A minority government, or minority cabinet or minority parliament, is a cabinet formed in a parliamentary system when a political party or coalition of...
- central government is the government of a nation-state and is a characteristic of a unitary state. This is the same thing as a federal government which...
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